St Paul Flag

In 1932, the association of the St. Paul Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsored a city flag contest. The winner of the contest, a College of St. Catherine student, was Gladys Mittle. According to the Chamber of Commerce, the meanings assigned to the flag design include the following:

  •     Blue Stripe in Middle: The Mississippi River
  •     Cabin: The St. Paul chapel that was established by Lucien Galtier in 1841
  •     Dome: St. Paul as capital of Minnesota
  •     Gold Stripes: The future
  •     North Star: Represents the state of Minnesota
  •     Red Shield: The spirit and progress of St. Paul
  •     Winged Wheel: St. Paul’s status as a transportation hub in the state

Slight curve to brim