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Travel Bug Dog Tag State Flag of Alabama TB02

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Released:
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In Land Of The Lost

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

Alabama

The current Flag of the State of Alabama (the second in the state's history) was adopted by the Alabama state legislature on February 16, 1895.  According to that legislation, the flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.  The bars forming the cross shall be not less than six inches broad, and must extend diagonally across the flag from side to side. The cross of St. Andrew referred to in the law is a diagonal cross, known in vexillology as a saltire.  Because the bars must be at least six inches wide, small representations of the Alabama flag do not meet the legal definition.

It is sometimes believed that the crimson saltire of the current Flag of Alabama was designed to resemble the blue saltire of the Confederate Battle Flag.  Many battle flags were square and the flag of Alabama is sometimes also depicted as square.  The legislation that created the state flag did not specify if the flag was to be square or rectangular, however.   In 1987, the office of Alabama Attorney General issued an opinion in which the Battle Flag derivation is repeated, but concluded that the proper shape is rectangular, as it had been depicted numerous times in official publications and reproductions.

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Tracking History (1912.9mi) View Map

Dropped Off 1/24/2016 Team MerlinsBeard placed it in Land Of The Lost California   Visit Log
Visited 1/18/2016 Team MerlinsBeard took it to Land Of The Lost California - 17.97 miles  Visit Log
Visited 1/18/2016 Team MerlinsBeard took it to Jewel Of Denial California - 7.21 miles  Visit Log
Visited 1/17/2016 Team MerlinsBeard took it to Call Before You Dig California   Visit Log
Visited 1/17/2016 Team MerlinsBeard took it to I hear you singin' in the wires California   Visit Log
Visited 1/17/2016 Team MerlinsBeard took it to Oh Joy California   Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 1/17/2016 Team MerlinsBeard retrieved it from Pimple California   Visit Log

Going on a trip.

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Discovered It 10/18/2014 PhantomWSO discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered in the hands of Moose Mob.

Dropped Off 10/18/2014 Moose Mob placed it in Pimple California - 4.37 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/18/2014 Moose Mob took it to Tower of Power California - 1.25 miles  Visit Log
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