Happy Flag Day!
Pretty much everyone in the world can recognize the American Flag. It stands for many things to many different people. For some it’s hope, freedom, honor, and history. Most of us remember studying the US Flag in elementary school, but that’s pretty much where our flag education ended. In honor of Flag Day, here are some fun facts about the symbol of our country!
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Did you know that the first time our flag was carried in battle was in September 1777? In 1778, our flag was flown over a foreign territory.
If you plan on rocking your American Flag today, here’s what you need to know:
–The flag cannot dip to anyone and is not supposed to touch the ground.
–If you fly your flag at night it must be well-lit.
–According to the national Flag Act, a flag is a flag — not clothes, a bedspread or anything else.