Saturday, November 12, 2005

Close up of the proposed official Mississippi state tartan. Description of the meaning of the colors - Dark Green: for the never ending forests of Pine and evergreen leaves of the Magnolia.Light Green: for the lustrous leaves of the Great Southern Oaks.Dark Blue: for the waters of the world famous Mississippi River and the many lakes within the State.Red: for the color in our State Flag, and for the blood shed in our historic past.White: for the beautiful sands of the MS Gulf Coast, and the cotton fields of home.Yellow: for the heart of the Magnolia, our beautiful State Flower.
This photo by Joshua Norman