The Gem State

"Esto perpetua (Let it be perpetual)"


State Birthday
July 3, 1890

When President Benjamin Harrison signed the law admitting Idaho as a U.S. state on July 3, 1890, the population was 88,548. Designed by Jan Crook, this is a colour modification of the Black Watch and approved by the Idaho Centennial Commission as the official Idaho tartan. The Lasting Legacy Committee of the Centennial Commission also made mention of a ''Mr John McEwing who contributed so much to the heritage of the Scots in Idaho.'

Officially registered tartan graphics on this site courtesy of The Scottish Tartans Authority.  Other tartans from talented tartan artists may also be featured.

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