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Flag Day: June 14

Posted on Jun 13, 2018

As early as 1885, local and state governments across the country celebrated Flag Day, the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777.  June 14th  was officially established as Flag Day by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 to commemorate the establishment of the flag of the United States on June 14th, 1777 by the resolution of the 2nd Continental Congress.  In 1949, President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th as National Flag Day. While everyone is honoring the United States flag, we thought this would be a good time to let you know that the City of Staunton and Augusta...

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