September 9th, 1850
the actual day that California joined the Union.
It was a few weeks later that the town found this out and celebrated.
THE 31 STAR FLAG.
The people of California were flying the 31 star flag most of the year of 1850.
The flag below is a copy of just one of the more popular designs.
(A hand sewn 31 star flag created by Jim Miller)
Raising of the Colors
Native Sons of the Golden West and the State Park
along with Columbia Foot Dragoons will celebrate the day
the weekend closest to the 9th.