Archive for the ‘4th of July’ Category

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A Flag For a Season – or a Reason?

A flag for the holiday season? This might seem like a classic “Christmas Tree” flag, but in fact, it is an historic American flag, first appearing around 1775.  Oddly enough, it is known as “The Pine Tree Flag” or... Read more
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United Nations Day

October 24 is United Nations Day, so designated in 1948 to honor the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations in 1945.  The United Nations emblem on the flag represents its ultimate goal: world peace.  The olive branches,... Read more
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Don’t Give Up the Ship!

It could be a contemporary political slogan, but in fact, it is a famous phrase uttered by the dying Captain of the USS Chesapeake, during the War of 1812. Captain James Lawrence lay mortally wounded aboard his ship, in the... Read more
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How Do We Measure Patriotism?

When the fireworks are over and the last hot dog gulped down, we have a few quiet moments to think about the real meaning of the Fourth of July. It is an opportunity to honor the United States and... Read more
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Don’t forget FLAG DAY!

FLAG DAY – JUNE 14:   Flag Day was first observed in 1877, honoring the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States.  The 1777 Congressional resolution, approved by the... Read more
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New Feature for Your Flag Display

Does your U.S. flag get tangled and wrapped any time the wind comes up?  There’s no longer a need for old-fashioned flag unfurlers. A new product is now available from All the Kings’ Flags. Get your flag display ready... Read more