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Gadsden We The People Flag-Don't Tread On Me - Outdoor Nylon Double Sided 3x5 ft
Gadsden We the People Flag – Don’t Tread on Me Live Rattlesnake Flags for Sale
Nylon Printed Tough Outdoor Flags
This is a VERY cool flag. It has a more detailed colorful LIVE rattlesnake with the background of We The People imprinted on it for a nice vintage look to it.
– Double Sided Flag (2 flags sewn together, so it does NOT read backwards on back of flag! Great for Parades, Outdoor displays or anywhere your heart desires!
Size measures: 3×5 feet
The following is from the Journal of the South Carolina Provincial Congress, 9 February 1776:
“Col. Gadsden presented to the Congress an elegant standard, such as is to be used by the commander in chief of the American navy; being a yellow field, with a lively representation of a rattle-snake in the middle, in the attitude of going to strike, and these words underneath, “DON’T TREAD ON ME!”
Because of this entry the flag has come to be called the Gadsden Flag.
It appears that this flag was flown aboard one of the first ships in the United States Navy, the Alfred, on January 4th, 1776 making it one of the oldest recorded flags of the United States, well before the Stars and Stripes were adopted (June of 1777).