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Adams Township, Indiana (U.S.)

Madison County

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The flag

Also from the Madison County Code of Ordinances, enacted May 3, 1982, section 1-2-2.5-1: "The Adams Township flag has the following design: a field of blue, with three red and two white alternating horizontal stripes; four white stars centered along the bottom of the field, the letters "Twp." inscribed in white and centered above the row of stars; the word "Adams" inscribed in white letters and centered above the letters "Twp." in an arch." Annotation notes "The Adams Township flag was designed by Mrs. Ruth Dane of Markleville, and raised on September 11, 1976. 'The field of blue stands for loyalty. The four stars represent the first four township settlements: New Columbus, Markleville, Emporia, and Alliance Station. The white stripes mark the emblem with purity, light, joy, and the faith our forefathers had to settle here. The red stripes proclaim the courage that inspired them to face the danger from the conquest of the wilderness [and] each... depicts a precinct of this township."