Smoke Tree Manor: Welcome

Welcome to SmokeTree Manor in Cathedral Cove. While you visit us, learn about the United States, other countries, even pop culture and gay pride through the flags we fly.

If you are looking for Hanky Code information, it is on specific flag pages.

Recent Flags flown at the manor

Yemen 1 Yemen - The flag of Yemen was adopted on May 22, 1990, the day that North Yemen and South Yemen were unified. The flag is basically the Arab Liberation Flag of 1952, introduced after the Egyptian Revolution of…

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Vietnam 2 Vietnam - The flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, was designed in 1940 and used during an uprising against the French in southern Vietnam that year. The red background symbolizes bloodshed, revolution and struggle. The yellow star…

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Venezuela 3 Venezuela - The current eight stars flag of Venezuela was introduced in 2006. The basic design includes a horizontal tricolor of yellow, blue, and red, dating to the original flag introduced in 1811, in the Venezuelan War of…

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Vatican City 4 Vatican City - The flag of Vatican City was adopted on 7 June 1929, the year Pope Pius XI signed the Lateran Treaty with Italy, creating a new independent state governed by the Holy See. The Vatican City flag…

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Vanuatu 5 Vanuatu - The flag of Vanuatu was adopted on 18 February 1980. In 1977 a flag of almost the same colors and symbolism as the future national flag was designed by local artist Kalontas Malon and adopted by…

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Uzbekistan 6 Uzbekistan - The flag of Uzbekistan consists of three horizontal azure, white and green bands separated by two thin red fimbriations, with a crescent moon and twelve stars at the canton. Adopted in 1991 to replace the flag…

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Handkerchief Code

Hanky code colors also factor into the flags that are flown at Smoke Tree Manor. Whether the Leather Pride Flag or the Gay Pride Flag

Popular Flags

Often times we are asked if we fly the United States Flag, or even the Pride Flags… and of course we do!

Bear Flag on Our Flagpole Grrrr – The Bear Flag - Yes, I know, I said in the last post that we were working on all of the state flags of the United States in order of admission to the Union, and well, this isn't a state…

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Leather Pride & Master/slave flag 7 Leather Pride & Master/slave flag - We chose to fly the Master/slave Flag in the subordinate position to the Leather Pride flag, an arrangement that is consistent with the Master/slave community frequently being seen as a smaller community within the larger Leather…

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Leather Pride Flag 8 Leather Pride Flag - The Leather Pride Flag, or what I prefer to call The Trust Flag, was originally presented to the gay leather community in May of 1989 at the International Mister Leather event in Chicago.  The flag found…

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Flags of My Birthrights - Pride Flag 9 Flags of My Birthrights – Pride Flag - Last week I discussed the California flag, the first of my birthright flags and today I will talk about the second birthright flag, and arguable the more important one in my life: the gay pride, or…

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