: Grand Union Flag of 1775, also known as the continental Flag was the first true United States flag. It displays the British colors and the stripes representing the thirteen colonies to signify Colonial unity. George Washington chose this flag to be flown at the celebration of the Continental Army on New Years Day in 1776.This rectangular flag measures 180 by 145 and it is made of cotton View on Ohio Memory.
: H65276_001 Subjects
: Colonial America; Stars and Stripes; Ceremonial artifact Places
: Continental flag