Flag History

A GRAND deal for Memorial Day!

It’s a Grand Deal for Memorial Day It’s a grand old flag, and we’ve got a grand deal for you! To honor Memorial Day we’re offering a 10% COUPON CODE valid on all online orders for United States Flags. That’s 10% off the purchase price of ALL U.S. flags — outdoor,  indoor, large, and complete sets! …

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MICHAEL, or Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Another flag flying holiday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is here — this year, 2017, it’s January 16. It’s always the third Monday in January. Ronald Reagan made it a federal holiday in 1983, but it wasn’t observed until 1986 — and not all the states were immediately on board with it. …

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Meaning of The US Flag Colors, Stripes and Stars

A flag is a piece of fabric with a distinctive design that is used as a symbol. It usually represents pride, loyalty, brand awareness, or a declaration of support. It can represent the economy of a particular city, township or borough. It can be emotional like a pink ribbon flag. It can make a statement like tolerance …

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Independence Day

Happy July, flag connoisseurs! It’s Sarah, as usual. On July 4th, 1776, 56 men in horribly unsanitary white wigs sat in a sweltering room for hours, discussing a document that would change our country completely: The Declaration of Independence. With the signage of this document, America was broken free from the binding chains of Great Britain …

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It’s Not Just Flag Day

Hi everybody, it’s Sarah, your favorite About Flags blogger. July 4th is nationally recognized as Independence Day, the birth of the United States of America. But there are two other integral holidays that are often overlooked close to the same time as The 4th: Flag Day and the birthday of the United States Army. Both …

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Happy Valentine’s Day from About Flags!

A reminder to all husbands, fiancees, and boyfriends: Valentine’s Day is in just 10 days! If you have yet to make a reservation to your sweetheart’s favorite restaurant, I would suggest you do so now, because they’re filling up quick! In addition, men, make an attempt to buy some quality chocolates instead of rushing to Walgreen’s after …

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Passover – Does your family have a crest?

Happy Passover (Pesach) … The Festival of Freedom. The descendants of Abraham were made into slaves by the new Pharaoh who was threatened by the large number of people in this community.  Moses was told by God to have them set free. Pharaoh resisted so nine plagues came upon Egypt.  He agreed to let them …

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Annin Celebrates 235th Birthday of the American Flag

ANNIN FLAGMAKERS CELEBRATES 235TH BIRTHDAY OF AMERICAN FLAG Company helping stitch American flag U.S. Olympic Team will take to London  Roseland, NJ – June 12, 2012 – Annin Flagmakers, the oldest and largest flagmaker in the United States, will celebrate Flag Day this Thursday, June 14, and is encouraging all Americans to honor our nation …

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