Bestellen Sie Ihre Fahnen / Flaggen im Flaggen-Shop bei fahnenversand.de


Diese Website beschäftigt sich mit der Wissenschaft der Vexillologie (Flaggenkunde).
Alle auf dieser Website dargebotenen Abbildungen dienen ausschließlich der Informationsvermittlung im Sinne der Flaggenkunde.
Der Hoster dieser Seite distanziert sich ausdrücklich von jedweden hierauf u.U. dargestellten Symbolen verfassungsfeindlicher Organisationen.

This is a mirror of a page that is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website.
Anything above the previous line isnt part of the Flags of the World Website and was added by the hoster of this mirror.

Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania (U.S.)

Cambria County

Last modified: 2019-08-13 by rick wyatt
Keywords: nanty glo | pennsylvania | cambria county |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors



[Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania Flag] image by Masao Okazaki, 24 June 2019



See also:


Description of the flag

An image of the flag of the town of Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania was obtained from https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/tribdem.com and article https://www.tribdem.com/news/nanty-glo-raises-town-flag-during-centennial-kickoff/article_e159e02a-8004-11e8-9491-77ddb540adf6.html

Nanty Glo raises town flag during centennial kickoff
Jul 5, 2018

At the end of the school year, eighth-grade student Michael Pavelek won a contest that was the culmination of his history class at Blacklick Valley Junior Senior High School. The assignment was to create a flag for the town of Nanty Glo in preparation for its centennial events, which kicked off Wednesday with a veteran’s recognition ceremony and parade.

Pavelek’s first draft was too complicated, so he decided to go with a simpler version with three stripes and three symbols. His final design came to life after the town’s centennial parade Wednesday morning as Nanty Glo officials hoisted Pavelek’s flag right below the American flag at the corner of Roberts and Lloyd streets in the center of the borough.

According to Pavelek’s research, the blue stripe at the top of the flag represents Nanty Glo’s determination and good fortune. In a speech Pavelek gave Wednesday morning before the presentation of his flag, he said this stripe is for “the people of Nanty Glo, who kept on pushing through the hardships. The determination was everywhere – at home, in the mines or on the battlefield – no matter what,” he said.

The flag’s orange stripe is to represent the courage and sacrifice of the people of Nanty Glo, he said, for those who put themselves in harm’s way for the sake of their families and the their town. This stripe in particular has family ties for Pavelek, with a great-grandfather who died while working in a coal mine years before he was born and two parents – Mike and Lisa (Hagens) – who both served overseas in the military.

The flag’s green stripe represents wealth and success, but also acknowledges Nanty Glo’s founding by the Welsh in 1918, Michael Pavelek said. Like the Welsh flag, the green stripe is at the bottom to symbolize a strong foundation, he said.

The flag’s symbols include a coal cart in the center to show the town’s rich coal mining history and a keystone symbol on the cart for the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The coal cart is surrounded by a gold band to symbolize Nanty Glo’s rich history of coal, “which is why it’s surrounding the important symbols at the heart of our flag,” Michael Pavelek said.

Karen Tummino, chair of the Nanty Glo Centennial committee, said the result of Michael Pavelek’s design was the town’s first flag.
Paul Bassinson, 10 May 2019


 
Anything below the following line isnt part of the Flags of the World Website and was added by the hoster of this mirror.

Bei fahnenversand.de erhalten Sie eine Vielzahl an günstigen Flaggen, Pins und Aufnähern, zum Beispiel:
Thomas Tews Piratenflagge / 
Jolly Roger
 (150 x 90 cm) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Flaggen-Pin St. Lucia Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Aufnäher Flagge Demokratische Republik Kongo (1997-2006)
 in Wappenform (6,2 x 7,3 cm) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Flagge Sachsen
 im Hochformat (Glanzpolyester) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Tisch-Flagge Irak 15x10cm
 mit Kunststoffständer Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop