history of the flag

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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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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Historical Flags Sold at Auction

Freeman’s Auctioneer’s and Appraisers has been in the business of finding valuable antiquities and selling them to avid collectors since 1805. This past week, on Monday April 30th, 2012, Freeman’s auctioned off some truly beautiful pieces of history in the form of historic and rare naval flags that date back prior to the Civil War. These pieces …

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The 10th Anniversary of September 11th: Flying Your Flag on Patriot Day

  September 11th, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. As this day approaches it is important to understand proper flag etiquette that pertains to the upcoming day of remembrance. Patriot Day, observed on September 11th every year, was officially signed into law on …

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September 11th

Regardless of your theory on what happened on September 11th, 2001, everyone can agree that that particular Tuesday irrevocably changed America. As the ten year anniversary of that fateful day approaches there will be many memorial services, remembrance events and reflections on the lives that were lost at the World Trade Center, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania …

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Flag Collecting in 2011

Flags first began as a tool for military procedures, and for visual direction for armies during battle. Since then flags have evolved to be used for a variety of different things from pure decoration to national pride. However the tradition of collecting flags is a fairly recent development in the history of flags that continues …

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The Fourth of July and the History of the United States Flag

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching and in light of this important flag flying holiday it is important to look back on the history of our nations flag and its significance. The Stars and Stripes first originated with the Marine Committee of the Second Continental Congress at Philadelphia on June 14, 1777, when they …

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