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By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 11, 2013

American Eagle: An Enduring Symbol of American Freedom

The bald eagle is the national bird of the United States. In 1776 Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson included it on the nation’s seal. The eagle is an enduring symbol of American freedom. Condensed from Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government – The Great Seal of the United States: “On July 4, 1776, Benjamin […]