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Sons Of The American Revolution Offer Protocols For Flag Day


Last updated 6/9/2021 at 10:09am

Members of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution's Blue Ridge Chapter Color Guard

Monday, June 14, is Flag Day across America.

Commemorating the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, Americans are asked to fly the American flag with pride and reverence on this day, as well as others.

The resolution passed by the Second Continental Congress stated, "Re-solved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation."

Our nation's flag has experienced more than a few changes since that time, noticeably the addition of 37...

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