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Salem, Virginia (U.S.)

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[Flag of Salem, Virginia] image by Randy Young, 27 July 2014



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From http://livepublish.municode.com (no longer available):

Sec. 1-8. Corporate seal of city; execution of bonds, etc.
(a) The corporate seal of the city shall be a circle 1 3/4 inches in diameter, and just inside the outer rim of the circle the words "SALEM, VIRGINIA" with the design of a dove of peace carrying an olive branch in the center. On a flag, such seal shall be centered on a field of white with the dove of peace, circle and the words "Salem, Virginia" in gold against a background of royal blue.
(Code 1969, § 1-6)

Charter references: Authority of city with reference to corporate seal, § 1.1.
Image of the seal at www.ci.salem.va.us/images/city_seal2.gif and available here.
located by Dov Gutterman, 11 December 2002

The Salem City court building can be seen at www.flickr.com/photos/auvet/1085328980/sizes/o/in/photostream where the city flag is shown as the city seal on a white field. Context =www.flickr.com/photos/auvet/1085328980/in/photostream.
Ned Smith, 6 May 2008