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Flynn Township, Michigan (U.S.)

Sanilac County

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[Flag of the Flynn Township, Michigan] image by Masao Okazaki, 23 April 2020

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Description of the flag

The flag is navy blue with a farm scene encased between two golden laurel branches.
Valentin Poposki, 17 February 2020

The flag was adopted in October 2019.
Masao Okazaki, 23 April 2020

Before the Organization, which took place in 1869, Flynn was attached to Elk Township. The Township was named for Thomas Flynn, who was one of the first settlers, and the first Supervisor. William Fitch was the first settler, stopping on section 36 in 1857. William Flynn came about one year later, and soon after they were joined by William McGregor and R. J. Nicholl. The first school-house in the Township was a frame built in 1869, at Omard. The rest of this village consisted of the Post Office.

About the time the Township was organized a Methodist Church was also established, but no building was erected, the services were held in the school-house at Omard.
Township official website

The source is dated October but the flag was adopted in September.

"The Flynn Township Board has adopted a resolution declaring this design as the township’s official flag. Officials contacted the Sanilac Career Center’s graphics department for ideas and chose the design created by Peck student Madison Bezemek with finishing details supplied by Croswell-Lexington student Erica Collins. The resolution adopted on Sept. 10 is part of the township’s 150th anniversary celebration"
The Brown City Banner, 28 October 2019

"Motion by K. Wilson seconded by B. Brown to adopt official Township flag by Resolution #20190910. Approved
Roll Call Vote taken: Yes – 5 , No – 0."
Flynn Township Regular Meeting (Minutes) - September 10th 2019
Ivan Sache, 23 April 2020