The Constitution State
"Qui transtulit sustinet" (He who transplanted sustains)
State of Connecticut
January 9, 1788
An asymmetric tartan designed by three professors at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, Connecticut - Brent A. Maynard ( Professor of Nuclear Engineering Technology), Kathleen Swope and Noel Alexis. Adopted by legislature and signed into law by and Governor John Rowland, 22 May 1995. Blue is for the Long Island sound, green for the forests, red and yellow for the autumn leaves, grey for granite and white for snow. The offset white symbolises the irregularity of the Connecticut snowfall.