FLAG DAY
Sunday, June 14, 2020

Fly the Flag!

 

Join Freedoms Foundation in unleashing a spirit of unity in the young people we educate, their teachers who participate in our professional development programs, the chapter members who give their time and talents to our organization and everyone who has a love for country.  For Flag Day – Sunday, June 14th – we are inviting all to fly the flag with pride and solidarity as a nation in the face of all our current challenges.

Fly the Flag on June 14, 2020

#Flytheflag

#FlagDay2020FFVF

You can help Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge continue to educate and inspire the next generation to make a difference in their communities by supporting our mission.

 

Tom Connelly - The American Flag

Five Fun Flag Facts

 

  1. In June 1755, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Army and essentially the first American Flag – The Continental Colors.
  2. It wasn’t until June 14, 1777, that the current American Flag design was approved by that same Second Continental Congress.
  3. President Woodrow Wilson established June 14th as Flag Day in 1916.
  4. Pennsylvania is the only state that observes Flag Day as a legal holiday.
  5. There are 6 American Flags on the Moon.

 

 

Did You Know?

 

The proper size American Flag to use on a flagpole is when the flag’s fly length is 25% of the pole’s height.  For example a 3′ by 5′ flag is the proper size to use on a 20′ pole.