yhst-45748600749679_2256_43636358As we rebuild after the Boston Marathon bombings, we told you about the history of Boston's City Flag. Now, here's some history of the Massachusetts State Flag. All 50 U.S. states have a flag to represent its history, foundation and what it stands for. A variation of the current Massachusetts flag had been used as an unofficial representative since 1776. During the Civil War, the Massachusetts volunteer regiments carried a version of the current Massachusetts state flag with a white background and a blue shield along with the National Colors. Flags are strong story tellers that allow countries, states and citizens to inform everyone about the past that brought them to
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