yhst-45748600749679_2256_66942419In the wake of last week's horrific Boston Marathon bombing, it seemed fitting to tell you a bit about Boston City Flag History. The city flag of Boston, Massachusetts was first proposed in 1913 by the Columbus Day Committee. Although introduced on January, 16, 1914 into the City Council, it was not officially adopted until January 30, 1917. The ordinance of its adoption gives the specifications for the colors and size of the flag, as well as where the flag is to be flown.
According to the ordinance, the flag is to be made of silk. It is to be five feet in length
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