U.S. 21 Star Grand Luminary Flag - Illinois.

Sub-collection: Flayderman // Early American

21 Star U.S. "Grand Luminary" Flag, 1818 - 1819, former Norm Flayderman Collection.
The 21-star Grand Luminary flag represented the new state of Illinois, admitted in 1818 when James Monroe was president. It was officially in use for only one year, replaced in 1820 when Maine and Alabama joined the Union.

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