Tag Archives: historic flags

By Darryl Alder
Jun 14, 2016

Is Flag Day a Holiday for You?

Many folks are surprised that I take Flag Day so seriously, but I do.  At my home, for the last 22 years, I have posted historic flags along with our current flag every day from Flag Day to the 24th of July (see photo above to left). Any nation’s flag can be a stirring sight as […]

By Steve Frisby
Jul 04, 2015

4th of July Tradition Too Good to Die

For the past 26 years, shortly after sunrise on the 4th of July, the Sunset Heights 2nd Ward neighborhood has gathered to join in a special flag raising ceremony. It all started as a fund raiser for Troop 427. Back then, the Scouts sold tickets and a breakfast of eggs, bacon, pancakes, sausage and pastries […]