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Animated Flag flying on Flag Day on the Web
June 14, 2019

"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'.
Flag Day - the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777 - was officially established by the Proclamation of President Woodrow Wilson on May 30th, 1916. While Flag Day was celebrated in various communities for years after Wilson's proclamation, it was not until August 3rd, 1949, that President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day." - from Flag Day, June 14th

*Flag Day | Flag of the United States From Wikipedia
*National Flag Day Foundation - on behalf of Cigrand
*World Flying Flags - animated flags of many countries and all states
* Flag Rules and Regulations
*Flag Etiquette
*Play The Stars and Stripes Forever(MIDI) by John Philip Sousa
*The Pledge of Allegiance - A short but interesting story
*Flag Day @ Holiday Zone - arts, crafts, songs, poems, music
*The Betsy Ross Flag - 5 Things You Didn't Know
*Flags of Freedom Foundation, Inc.
*National Flag Day Foundation
*United States Flag Page from
*Proclamations - when to fly at half-staff
*Our Flag - flag's history. examples of all the flag's historical versions, proper flag etiquette and presentation.

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