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10 facts about Flag Day

On June 14 Americans celebrate Flag Day. We honor and pay tribute to 'Old Glory,' with the 'Pledge of Allegiance, speeches, beautiful renditions of the national anthem, and small and large displays of the flag. To help celebrate the day, we compiled a list of 10 facts you may not...
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Flag Day’s origin is from a small town in Wisconsin

WAUBEKA, Wis. (WEAU) - Flag Day, celebrated on June 14 of each year, was established initially in a proclamation by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 and later officially designated by Congress in 1949, but its origin is from a small town in Wisconsin. In 1777, the Continental Congress made the...
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Flag Day 2021: Why is June 14 Flag Day? Stars and Stripes history, flag etiquette

Today, June 14, is Flag Day, a time set aside to honor the Stars and Stripes and the role the flag has played in American history. The date of the commemoration is significant. June 14 is observed as Flag Day each year because, on June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes for the flag of the U.S. The first national observance of the day took place on June 14, 1877, 100 years after the original resolution.
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Jacksonville Elks Lodge holds Flag Day ceremony

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Elks Lodge #221 on Sunday held a Flag Day ceremony. The ceremony began at 2 p.m. According to organizers, the ceremony included the history of the American flag and concluded with a flag retirement. Flag Day is June 14. On Monday, News4Jax will be hosting...
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Flag Day etiquette you need to know

June 14 is the day to be flying your American Flag. Did you know that over the years there have been 27 variations of the flag?. The American flag, symbolic of freedom and the nation’s values, commands respect all days of the year. Flag Day serves as a good reminder...
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Flag Day 2021: When is it? Is it a holiday? Why do we celebrate it? Is it the same date every year?

The annual holiday celebrates the symbolism and history behind the American flag each year on the anniversary of the American flag’s official creation on June 14. Flag Day is a celebration of the American flag that occurs every year on June 14, in remembrance of when our country’s first American flag was introduced by the Continental Congress as the official American flag on June 14, 1777.
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It's Flag Day! Here's how to display your flag

June 14 is Flag Day! Here are a few reminders on how to display your flag correctly. The United States celebrates Flag Day to mark the adoption of the American flag by the Continental Congress in the First Flag Act passed on June 14, 1777. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson...
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Framingham's celebration of Flag Day returns with a small ceremony

FRAMINGHAM — The city's Flag Day ceremony returned this year with a small ceremony held inside the historic Village Hall. On Monday morning, a group of about 25 gathered indoors to celebrate the history of the American flag and honor those in the armed services. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
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How to honor the American Flag on Flag Day

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - June 14th is a special day - it is Flag Day. It’s a day we honor and pay tribute to ‘The Old Glory.’. “Flag Day for us is very important, especially within the Veterans of Foreign Wars because many of our comrades have paid the ultimate sacrifice, we’ve all worn the uniform and so for us,” said Derek Blumke, the State Adjutant & Quartermaster at Veterans of Foreign Wars of Michigan. “For us, the flag means a great deal,”
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Group celebrates Flag Day and U.S. Army’s birthday

VINTON, Va. (WDBJ) - June 14 is Flag Day and the birthday of the U.S. Army. Sunday, Roanoke Valley veterans, elected leaders and others came together to celebrate both occasions. The Association of the United States Army Allegheny – Blue Ridge Chapter organized the ceremony at the Vinton War Memorial.
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