For Flag Day: America's 10 Best State Flags

As all you vexillologists out there know so well, it's Flag Day again: the most wonderful day of the year.

Last year's drought and intense heat put us in a sour mood, so we raked ten of the worst state flags over the coals. This year, thanks to all the rain we've been enjoying, we're feeling much better, so much so that we are going to give you the ten best.

As part of their 2001 survey of the best and worst flags on the continent, the North American Vexillological Association came up with five guidelines toward creating a great flag.

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