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Celebrating the Old Glory

CELEBRATE THE OLD GLORY FLAG DAY JUNE 14TH The week of June 14 is designated as National Flag Week, when the president issues a proclamation urging U.S. citizens to fly the American flag for the week and the flag is displayed on all government buildings. But how did Flag Day get it's start and become a nationally recognized holiday? $4 Million $302.7 Million $781,222 spent on shipments of fabricated flags, banners, and similar emblems. U.S imports american flags is U.S exports american flags in 2012 in 2012 Flag Day Timeline Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the flag for the young United States on June 14, 1777. On June 14, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand put a flag in a bottle on his desk at Stony Hill School and had his students write essays on the flag -- at the time, with 38 stars -- and its significance Bernard J. Cigrand campaigned for national observance of the Flag Birthday, which was later changed to Flag Day. President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation in 1916 calling for a nationwide observance of Flag Day. Flag Day became official in 1949 when President Harry Truman signed an Act of Congress designating every June 14 as National Flag Day. In 2004, Congress voted unanimously on a resolution that Flag Day originated in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. While Flag Day is not a major holiday like Memorial Day or Independence Day, it is the perfect time to review flag etiquette. This includes the proper ways to display the banner and to dispose of, or retire, those flags that are torn or otherwise in a condition not appropriate for display. SOURCES thInk design ★ SPINNING DESIGN IDEA S f /LOGODESIGNGURU y @LOGODESIGNGURU in /COMPANY/LOGODESIGNGURU +LOGODESIGNGURUCORP

Celebrating the Old Glory

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June 14th is Flag Day, a time for honoring Old Glory and the phenomenon of this American icon. Flag Day, though not a federal holiday, is full of tradition. But why did a day develop that was dedic...



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