Today is Flag Day

Did you know that today is Flag Day?

In the United States Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, site which happened that date, treat by resolution of the second Continental Congress in 1777.

In 1916, President Woodraw Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day, and in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an act of Congress.

I know that so many of you fly your flag all year long, but if your one of those that does not,  and have forgotten that today is flag day, I hope you’ll go get your flag right now, and fly it proudly all week long, better yet, all year long!



One Response to “Today is Flag Day”

  1. christe' Says:

    This is just as pretty as a summers day, Carole.

    I have some old cotton & silk flags that proudly greet everyone as they come to our home.

    a happy day to you,

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