An Appeal to Heaven Flag – 3′ x 5′


“Washington’s Cruisers”

Size: 3′ x 5′

Printed Polyester

2 brass grommets on hoist end


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The Appeal to Heaven Flag, also known as “The Tree Flag,” was flown during America’s First War for Independence. The flag features a pine tree, usually with the motto “An Appeal to Heaven,” and was originally used by a squadron of six ship cruisers (Washington’s Cruisers) commissioned under George Washington’s authority in 1775. It was designed by Washington’s secretary, Colonel Joseph Reed. The pine tree is a common early symbol of New England representing colonial resistance and support of independence from England. Sound familiar? This is another American “rebel flag”!

Additional information

Weight .01 lbs
Dimensions 6 × .75 × 7 in