How many different early flags of our country do you recognize? Flags International offers nylon Historical Flags of the United States. Where did the different flags come from? How did the U.S. flag come to be? We have a chronology of flags in addition to other historically important flags from the days of the colonies all the way through the Civil War. These flags make great alternative flags to the standard Stars and Stripes for flying on your flagpole or off the side of the house. These historical flags are beautifully printed on silk-like material; these flags offer the highest quality in a mounted flag. They are carefully stitched on all four sides for longer lasting beauty. Flags come on a 3/16″x10″ black plastic staff with gold spear tip finial.