Gonzales Come and Take It 2-Ply Polyester 12x18 Boat Flag

Gonzales Come and Take It 2-Ply Polyester 12x18 Boat Flag - Historical Flags/Texas Historical Flags - I AmEricas Flags

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$11.95 
SKU: 851412

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Come and Take It with Cannon Boat Flag 12" x 18"

This Gonzales, "Come and Take It" with cannon flag is made of 2 ply polyester, which is the most durable option for those who fly their flag 24/7. This flag features beautifully embroidered artwork that is visible from both sides and lettering that reads correctly from one side. Can be used on a boat, motorcycle, ATV or anywhere a small flag is needed.

  • Heavy duty 600 denier fabric
  • Fully sewn construction with appliqued and embroidered details
  • Fade resistant
  • Heavy canvas header with brass grommets
  • 4 rows of stitching on the fly end to prevent premature fraying
  • Flag size: 12"x18"

History of the Gonzales flag

The famous "Come and Take It" Gonzales flag was created by Cynthia Burns and Evaline DeWitt on cotton cloth and flown at Gonzales Texas in late September 1835 which was site of the first conflict in the Texas war for independence from Mexico. Because of concerns of a Texas rebellion, Mexican troops were sent to recover a cannon that had been given to the town to fight off occasional Indian attacks. In a display of defiance, the Texans, refusing to be disarmed, fired on the Mexican troops, compelling them to withdraw. The Gonzales flag has become a popular symbol of second amendment rights nationwide and other variations of the design have since been created.

*Flagpole not included.