The American Flag is not just a piece of fabric. It is symbolic of the fabric of our society as a nation. It has been carried far and wide as a symbol of American pride, all the while serving as an emblem of the freedom we hold dear.
Mark Caruso, like many Americans, watched the Weather Channel extensively in mid-September when Hurricane Florence made landfall. He watched as the storm pummeled the eastern seaboard, especially North Carolina.
Everyone in the country is familiar with the American Flag. Yet, many don’t know how much goes behind the maintenance and observance of the flag. From terms for the flag to action taken with the flag, there is no shortage of words used especially in connection with our nation’s most recognizable symbol.
If you’ve been to a sporting event, you’ve probably seen an American Flag that spans the length of a football field getting rolled out for the singing of the National Anthem. The sheer size of the symbol of our nation’s strength stretched across a 100-yard field is something to marvel at. You might think you’re seeing the biggest American Flag in the world.
You may think ‘Old Glory’ is just a fun nickname for the United States flag, but the term once referred to one very special 19th century American Flag with quite the story.
While most of his high school classmates took a more conventional approach for their class project, Bob G. Heft decided to do something a little more ambitious. He set out to redesign the American flag.
There is no greater symbol of American pride that its iconic red, white and blue flag. Since our country was founded in 1776, the U.S. flag undergone 27 changes: some of its alterations have been subtle and others were more dramatic.
Kayla, a resident of Cement City, Mich., needed to install a nonflammable barrier behind her wood stove. However, building a stone wall was cost-prohibitive. That’s when Kayla got creative and put her coin collection to good use.