U.S. 16 Stars - Academy of Natural Sciences.

Sub-collection: Star Spangled Banner Flag House

16 Star U.S. Flag, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, America's First Museum, circa 1796-1812.
This unofficial 16-star flag saluted the sixteenth state, Tennessee, which joined the Union in 1796. Later there were also unofficial flags representing Ohio (1803), Louisiana (1812), and Indiana (1816).

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