Flag Day Is Celebrated Across America On June 14th

June 13, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

                                                                     

This is an excerpt from www.usflag.org and is shared with with the intent and purpose of keeping our history alive and ever before  us.
 
''The History of Flag Day'' ~

 '' The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the  Flag is  believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin  Public School,  District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes) as 'Flag  Birthday' ..........'' 

Read more about 'The  History of Flag Day' at

http://www.usflag.org/history/flagday.html

                         The ROTC Honor Guard from New Hanover High School presenting the ColorsThe Next GenerationPresentation of the Colors                        


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