Dominion of British West Florida

World's Fair Pavillion: Dominion of British West Florida

The symbols of the Dominion of British West Florida reflect its history, allegiance to the Crown and the origins of its people. The Citizens continue the Culture of the Dominion, and respect its Origins
     
  National Flag

The National Flag, which is also the merchant flag, contains the white star from the 1810 flag of the Republic of West Florida, and, in the canton, the pre-1801 British union flag, reminiscent of the period when Great Britain governed Florida (1763-83).

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Coat of Arms

The national arms of the dominion contain quarters representing England, Scotland and Ireland (which together form the United Kingdom), West Florida, France, Spain, the Choctaw indians and Africans.

The arms displayed here are the simple version, without helm or crest.

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Hall of the Heroes of Justice

The Medal of the Hero of Justice is awarded to those who gave their lives in the line of duty as Officers of the Law.

The Medal displayed has been awarded by the Dominion of British West Florida to 135 Heroes of Justice.

The seven-sided Star is used as a badge by some police force units, and represents the Badge of Office worn by Policemen, Sherifs and their Deupties, Constables, Patrolmen and Marshalls in the Dominion.

The scales of Justice, in the center, represents the Heart of Justice, equality before the law.

The Wreath of Roses is in memory of those who have died, and is based on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second's personal motif.

More information, including a full list of the names of the Heroes of Justice is available.

     

   

Arms of the Lord Marshal, with a marshal's crossed batons behind the shield.

The shield is blazoned :

Quarterly, 1) Gules, a Lion passant guardant Or, 2) Azure, 3) Argent, 4) Quaterly 1 & 4 Gules, 2 Azue, 3 Argent, overall a scythe Or.

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Pictures!

Pictures can not bring the true glory of our fair land to your screen, but we can try!

The Apalachacola River forms part of the Eastern Border of the Dominion of British West Florida, dividing it from the Colony of East Florida.

The river is formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers near Sneeds (West Florida) and Chattahoochee (East Florida) townships.

The River flows throw some of the most well protected natural settings in the eastern portion of North America.

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