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Capitol Flag & Flagpole Company
began in the 1960s as a steeplejack service painting and repairing flagpoles, steeples, stacks, tanks and light poles throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and South. By the late 1960s after a stint in the U.S. Navy, Jesse Murphy, founder, began quickly specializing in flagpole repair, flagpole maintenance, flagpole sales, and commercial flagpole installation. He retired in September of 2022 after 57 years of service to the industry.

It was on September 1st. 2022 that Jesse's nephew, Clifton Murphy, took over ownership of the company. Clifton is also a veteran of the US Navy, making Capitol Flag & Flagpole a second-generation family-owned and veteran-owned business.

Capitol Flag & Flagpole is a major distributor, supplier, and installer of commercial, industrial, educational, and residential flagpoles and still specializes in the installation, maintenance, and repair of flagpoles. We sell U.S., state, international, religious, historic, and decorative flags and banners. We sell custom digitally dyed and appliqued flags and banners. We sell the accessories, parts, and hardware related to the display and maintenance of flags, banners, and flagpoles.

We have just begun our 59th year of service and have been at our current office, store, and shop at 623 West Lane St. in Raleigh, N.C., since 1976. We are a family-owned and -operated business and pride ourselves on our excellent value and quality service. We continue our commitment to outstanding customer service.

We would enjoy the opportunity to serve your flag and flagpole needs and requirements.