Happy Flag Day! 15% Off All Flags Today!

June 14, 2017

Happy Flag Day! 15% Off All Flags Today!

"Centennial Celebration" 13-Star Flag Waver on Original Wooden Stick, Circa 1876 ($695)

"Centennial Celebration" 13-Star Flag Waver on Original Wooden Stick, Circa 1876 ($695) 

 

In honor of Flag Day, and our 15% Flag Day Sale on Flags, I thought I’d share a few fun facts about our nation’s flag!

 1.June 14th was established as Flag Day in 1916 by a proclamation issued by President Woodrow Wilson to commemorate the official adoption of the American Flag in 1777.

 2. Prior to June 14,1777, stars were not featured in the top left corner of the flag--the Union Jack was.

 3. “The Star Spangled Banner” was written about a version of the flag that featured 15 stars and 15 stripes.

 4. Most American flags available for public sale, including those flown over the U.S. Capitol obtained through a member of Congress, do not adhere to the official 1.9 ratio outlined by government specifications.

 5. There are officially 27 different versions of the flag; this is because star counts on the flag can only change on the 4th of July, meaning there are several states had stars added the same year.  

 Until the next post,

 Ebben

 

 






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