The Pelican State

"Union, justice, confidence"


State Birthday
April 30, 1812

This official state tartan was designed by Joe McD.Campbell in 2001 for use by all those with Louisiana affiliations. The colours represent: blue for the sky, lakes, bayous, rivers and waterways, green for agriculture and forests, white for rice, sugar cane, cotton and the magnolias, black for petroleum and natural resources.