New Jersey Symbols
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New Jersey State Colors
Buff and Jersey Blue
Adopted on September 30, 1965.
The New Jersey State flag displays the official State colors. The State seal is presented in Jersey blue on a buff background. The colors were chosen by General George Washington in 1779, after he was headquartered in New Jersey during the Revolutionary war. These were the military colors used by the New Jersey troops. The colors Buff and Jersey Blue were adopted on September 30, 1965.
New Jersey State Colors: Buff and Jersey Blue
These colors, Buff and Jersey Blue, dominate the state flag.
CHAPTER 170, LAWS OF N.J.
Approved September 30, 1965
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