When was Nevada's state seal adopted?
The state seal was adopted in 1866
The Colorado state seal is actually an adaptation of the Territorial Seal which was adopted by the First Territorial Assembly on November 16, 1861. The only changes are the words "State of Colorado" and the year inscription of "1876." The eye in the seal is actually the All-Seeing Eye. Below the eye is a scroll named the Roman fasces. And the axle symbolizes authority and leadership.
The first South Dakota state flag was officially adopted in 1909. The flag had the State Seal of South Dakota on one side and a blazing sun on the other side. In 1963 it became costly to produce a flag with images on both sides, so the law was amended to include the state seal and the sun on the same side. In 1992, the wording on the flag was changed to read "The Mount…
1 1. The official state seal of Maine was adopted in 1820. The farmer is a symbol of pride in Maine's agricultural roots. The sailor represents Maine's strong ties to the sea. Symbols of the natural richness of the state are pictured on the center shield - a pine tree, a moose (Maine's official state animal), sea, and sky. The seal design also appears on Maine's state flag.
The South Dakota motto was adopted as part of the state seal. It was suggested by the Reverend Joseph Ward, founder of Yankton College, at the 1885 Constitutional Convention. It was adopted as the South Dakota motto, as an element of the state seal in the 1885 constitution and in the 1889 constitution. The wording in the South Dakota Constitution reads: "Properly divided between the upper and lower edges of the circle shall appear the…
New Mexico's state motto is "Crescit eundo". This is Latin for "it grows as it goes" and came from an epic poem called On the Nature of Things by the Latin poet Lucretius. The Territorial Secretary William G. Ritch included the motto to an early version of the territory's seal and it was adopted as part of the state seal when it ceased to be a territory.