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Revere, Massachusetts (U.S.)

Suffolk County

Last modified: 2022-03-26 by rick wyatt
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[Flag of Revere, Massachusetts] image by Masao Okazaki, 10 February 2022



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Description of the flag

A white flag, with the city seal in the center containing a shield showing a horseman on a blue background bearing stars and crescent moon. Town names and dates are written on a black ring with yellow edges. Revere is in Suffolk County.

From the city homepage www.revere.org/index.htm:

"Settled in 1630, incorporated as a town in 1871 (previously known as North Chelsea), incorporated as a city in 1914. Revere Beach is the nations oldest public beach"
Dov Gutterman, 19 December 2002

Image above based on https://advocatenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_7556.jpg
Masao Okazaki, 10 February 2022

The City was first known as Rumney Marsh, settled in 1626 (other sources mention 1630) and was part of Boston between 1632-1739, when it became part of the (then called) Town of Chelsea established by Rumney Marsh, Winnisemmet and Pullen Point. Then, it was separately incorporated on March 19, 1846 as North Chelsea (town) and changing its name to its current denomination, Revere (town) on March 24, 1871, in honor of Paul Revere (17351818), the son of an immigrant who took part in the American Revolutionary War. Revere had gained popularity after the publication of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "Paul Revere's Ride," ten years earlier. In 1915 it was formally incorporated as a City.
Sources: https://www.revere.org/mayors-office/revere-society-for-cultural-and-historical-preservation, https://youtu.be/WMUAcHMqbXg, https://www.facebook.com/reverehistory and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revere,_Massachusetts

In addition, it is not very common to see the flag displayed outdoors, as I visited the city recently back in 2019 and really found nothing, and that the only flag I found was in fact indoors, bearing a golden fringe around it.

Images attached:
- us-marvr)-1.jpg (Seal, better image resolution, from the city's official website) (cropped image taken from the original, located here: https://cdn.branchcms.com/GB7r14nbKy-1182/theme/custom/images/seal.28.svg , source: https://www.revere.org/ )
- us-marvr)-2.jpg (Seal, better image resolution, from the incumbent Mayor's office) (cropped image taken from the original, located here: https://twitter.com/MayorArrigo/status/1113087737723281408/photo/2 , source: https://twitter.com/mayorarrigo/status/1113087737723281408 )
- us-marvr-ind.jpg (flag, indoor) (cropped image from the original, located here: https://twitter.com/MayorArrigo/status/1113087737723281408/photo/2 , source: https://twitter.com/mayorarrigo/status/1113087737723281408 )
- us-marvr.jpg (flag in JPG, better image resolution)

For additional information go to
Revere (official website)
https://www.revere.org/

 

Seal

[Municipal seal] image located by Esteban Rivera, 10 February 2022

Source: https://cdn.branchcms.com/GB7r14nbKy-1182/theme/custom/images/seal.28.svg, source: https://www.revere.org 
Esteban Rivera, 10 February 2022