Davis Centennial Seal

The Davis Centennial Seal

Made of bronze and measuring 6 1/2 feet in diameter,   the Davis Centennial Seal commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the City of Davis, and celebrates the story of this land and its inhabitants over time. The history of Davis is told in a series of concentric rings surrounding a central image. 

The inner ring surrounding the central image describes the early history of our region and city before its founding, and the second ring continues the story from the city’s founding in 1869 to incorporation in 1917... Read more

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The Ten Radiating Panels

illustrate our history and development over the century through the exploration of themes and values that connect us to our past and are integral to our identity as a proud, forward-thinking, and idealistic city. The two large panels intersecting the second ring and featuring migrating birds contain imagery with multiple facets of symbolism in the seal narrative... Read more

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The Outer Ring

The Outer Ring features flora and fauna native to Putah Creek. This imagery honors the indigenous people and original natural landscape of our region and it celebrates the restoration of the creek.  The fertility of the land surrounding Putah Creek...  

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