The Bay State Tartan

Official District Tartan of Massachusetts


Designed by John Austin ~ Bolton, Massachusetts

Approved by The Massachusetts House of Representatives on May 1, 2003
Approved by the Massachusetts State Senate on May 8, 2003
Approved by Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney on May 16, 2003


Blues: The Atlantic Ocean and all the Reservoirs, Rivers, and Ponds
Green: The Boston Hills, Worcester Hills, and the Berkshire Mountains
Tans: The long beach line, from the North Shore to the South Shore; Cape Cod, the Islands, and Buzzards Bay
Red: The apple and cranberry harvests