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Port Clinton, Ohio (U.S.)

Ottawa County

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[Municipal seal] image by Masao Okazaki, 15 December 2020

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The city has recently had a flag contest, the winner of which was announced at the city council meeting on December 8. The new flag is white with two wavy red stripes along the bottom and a red anchor in the upper hoist. It was designed by resident Ben Lucas.
Masao Okazaki
, 15 December 2020

“The defining feature of Port Clinton has always been the lake,” said Lucas, who also studies philosophy at Bowling Greens Fireland. “The city would be completely unrecognizable if it were in Central Ohio, instead of on Lake Erie. “The waves and the anchor reflect this, the waves referencing the city’s economy, culture, and identity. The anchor reflects our identity as a port city, and the importance of fishing and boating to the culture.

What’s important with a flag is being able to represent the city with as simple a design as possible, a reason why I stuck to only a few design elements.”
Masao Okazaki, 31 December 2020

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[Municipal seal] image by Masao Okazaki, 31 December 2020

The previous flag carried the seal in blue and white on a white field.


[Municipal seal] image located by Paul Bassinson, 9 November 2019

Paul Bassinson, 9 November 2019