On a white field emblazoned with a red X and the state seal, Florida's flag represents the land of sunshine, flowers, palm trees, rivers and lakes.
The seal features a brilliant sun, a cabbage palmetto tree, a steamboat sailing and a Native American Seminole woman scattering flowers.
Flag adopted in 1899.
Their nickname is: The Sunshine State
Their motto is: In God We Trust
Origin of state's name: Named on Easter 1513 by Ponce de Leonfor Pascua Florida, meaning "Flowery Easter"
Below is a list of some of the ciites we have visisted during our trip(s) to Florida.
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