Posts Tagged ‘Honor our Veterans’

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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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26
2012

Symbol of Hope, Pride and Sacrifice

Have you seen this flag somewhere, perhaps flying on a residential pole or hanging in the front window of a home?  Some people are confused about its meaning, and very few among us can remember when and why it... Read more
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Labor Day: Honoring American Workers

It is ironic that today, amidst talk of the need for jobs and WORK, there is an effort to diminish, if not destroy, the foundation of early American workers and the “founders” of Labor Day – the labor unions.  Perhaps politicians and... Read more
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The First State of the Union

On this day, July 24, 1913, Delaware officially adopted its current flag.  But it is a date more than 125 years earlier for which Delaware is more often remembered and honored. On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the first... 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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Flags for Memorial Day 2012

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was officially proclaimed in 1868 as a day of remembrance for those who have died while serving our country. It is an opportunity for Americans to come together and honor those who have heroically... Read more