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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Flag Day 2016: Three Flags

On Flag Day, 2016, three flags:

The first thirteen-star "Stars and Stripes," from the American Revolution: postage stamp issued 4 July, 1968 (Scott # 1350)


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The small 48-star flag my father received when he became a citizen after World War II.


(Interesting to think about what immigration controversies were in the news when I wrote the post versus today.)

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The newest, large, ceremonial flag on the north end of the Common in front of Amherst Town Hall, at half-staff in tribute to the victims of the Orlando massacre.



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