Flag of Omaha
Omaha is a city in the state of Nebraska in the United States. The official flag of Omaha is a blue field with the city’s seal in the centre, surrounded by a wreath of goldenrod. The seal of Omaha is a shield with a depiction of the city’s skyline on it, including the Omaha Central High School building, the Gene Leahy Mall, and the Woodmen of the World Tower. The seal is surrounded by the words “City of Omaha” in a circle. The flag of Omaha is used to represent the city and is often displayed at city events and ceremonies.
History of the Flag of Omaha
The flag of Omaha was adopted by the city in 1964. The design of the flag was created by a local artist named John L. Raimondi, who submitted it as part of a contest held by the city to select a new flag design. Raimondi’s design was chosen as the winner out of a field of more than 100 entries, and it has been used as the official flag of Omaha ever since.
The flag of Omaha features a blue field with the city’s seal in the centre. The seal includes a depiction of the city’s skyline, including the Omaha Central High School building, the Gene Leahy Mall, and the Woodmen of the World Tower. The seal is surrounded by a wreath of goldenrod and the words “City of Omaha” in a circle.
The flag of Omaha has remained relatively unchanged since it was adopted in 1964, although the city has made some minor updates to the design over the years. Today, the flag is an important symbol of Omaha and is used to represent the city at various events and ceremonies.
Controversial New Flag of Omaha Movement
A new flag proposal has been submitted by a group of people to create a new flag to symbolise the ‘Modern Omaha’ the newly created flag symbol is directly inspired by the colours, iconography, and heritage of our traditional flag. But the new symbol isn’t just for the pole at the courthouse. It’s a modern, forward-looking alternative, a symbol meant to spark greater civic pride and identity.
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