Alabama joined the union on December 14, 1819, the 22nd state.
Under provisions of the U.S. Flag Code, residents of a state are encouraged to fly the U.S. flag on their respective statehood day.
Does Alabama commemorate its own statehood?
- Encyclopedia of Alabama article on statehood
- Learn How Alabama got Statehood at the Museum of Alabama, AL.com
- Forts Toulouse and Jackson reveal conflicts with Native Americans in Alabama, AL.com
- Next flag-flying date is December 18 in New Jersey, celebrating New Jersey’s statehood