City of Springfield, MA
Hampden County
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[Adopted as Title 1, Ch. 1.08, of the 1986 Code]
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Generally. The design annexed on this page, as executed by Richard Paine, shall be the device of the City Seal, the inscription being as follows: "Springfield, organized a town May 14, 1636, O.S., a City May 25, 1852."
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Custodian. The City Clerk shall be the custodian of the City Seal.
The City adopts by this section a City flag in details as follows:
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Such flag shall have an inner blue field bordered with gold and set in an outer white field.
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In the center of the blue field, on both the front and reverse thereof, shall be a white shield bordered with gold.
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Arched above the shield and set in the blue field shall be a scroll in gold bearing the inscription "Springfield."
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Upon the seal shall be a likeness in gold of the St. Gaudens statue of Deacon Samuel Chapin.
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Within the shield and below on both sides flanking said likeness shall be a scroll in gold bearing the inscription "A Town May 14, 1636 O.S. Organized A City May 25, 1852," all in substantial conformity with the design executed by Charles H. Restall and filed in the office of the City Clerk.