Flag Day in America by Kaye Spencer at Prairie Rose Publications’ blog #flagday

 

Flag Day at Kaye Spencer’s house

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress authorized the ‘stars and stripes’ flag for the new United States. It wasn’t until 1916 that President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as flag day. For years prior to the official declaration of Flag Day, several states recognized a flag day, but the dates were all different. Then in August of 1949, by an Act of Congress, National Flag Day was officially established on June 14th. However, it wasn’t designated as an official federal holiday…

Read the rest of my article at the Prairie Rose Publications’ blog <HERE>

Until next time,

Kaye

Writing through history one romance upon a time

Website/Blog – http://www.kayespencer.com
Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/kayespencer
Instagram – kayespencer
Pinterest – http://www.pinterest.com/kayespencer
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/kayespencer23
Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/author/kayespencer
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/kayespencer
YouTube Channel – http://www.youtube.com/user/kayespencer?feature=mhee