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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Flag Day

June 14th in the U.S. is Flag Day., A day to celebrate our flag. June 14th, 1777 is the day that the flag as we know it was adopted. The army also celebrates it's birthday today. The "American Continental army" was adopted by congress on June 14, 1777 as well

The first Flag day was proclaimed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916. Congress established National Flag Day in August 1949 but it is not an official federal holiday. Pennsylvania did celebrate flag day as a state holiday in 1937.

Fairfield Washington, Appleton Wisconsin and Quincy Massachusetts as well as other places  hold parades yearly in honor of flag day.

Celebrate Flag Day this year by putting out your flag. Honor our country and our flag.

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