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image located by Valentin Poposki, 3 October 2008
Springfield is unincorporated community in Fairfax county, Virginia, USA, with more then 30,000 people. More about community in Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfield,_Virginia and Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce www.springfieldchamber.org.
The flag is shown and explained at www.springfieldchamber.org/gscc/main/springfieldchamber.nsf/content/flag. Here is the story:
"In January 2008 a contest was held among K-12 students in the Greater Springfield area to select a design for a community flag. 83 entries were received with the winning design submitted by Matthew Tiemann of Lake Braddock Secondary School. Matthew received a $1,000.00 college scholarship from the Chamber.
The flag’s elements & symbolism include: