Celebrated June 14, Flag Day is a day for U.S. citizens to honor their country's flag. Flag Day was first observed in a Wisconsin school on June 14, 1885. The teacher who initiated the first Flag Day observance launched a national campaign, which spurred schools and cities around the nation to begin similar observances. In 1949, President Truman signed a proclamation declaring June 14th of each year as National Flag Day. Sites listed in this section focus on the history and observance of Flag Day. Sites which focus on the U.S. Flag, but not Flag Day, are more appropriately listed in Reference-Flags-Regional-USA. Sites designed especially for children are listed in http:--The Directory. Flag Day Holidays Society.
Flag days are usually codified in national statutes, however, in some countries a decree by the head of state can also order a flag day. (wikipedia)
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- All Annie's Flag Day Page www
All about the U. Flag Day Page.S. holiday, along with the Pledge of Allegiance, definitions of what "flag" means, and history of the observance. Annie's Flag Day Page.
- Tells Australian National Flag Day www
Tells about Flag Day in Australia and includes a little of the country's history. Australian National Flag Day.
- Explains The Fourth of July vs. Flag Day www
Explains the difference between the two holidays and tells why each is important to U. Fourth of July vs. Flag Day.S. citizens. The Fourth of July vs. Flag Day.
- Organization National Flag Day Foundation, Inc. www
Organization encourages U. Flag Day Foundation, Inc..S. citizens to participate in Flag Day celebrations. National Flag Day Foundation, Inc..
- Brief Sheryl's Holiday Site: Flag Day www
Brief history of the Pledge of Allegiance, Holiday Site: Flag Day, as well as links to other sites related to the U.S. flag. Sheryl's Holiday Site: Flag Day.
- Education A Salute to Flag Day www
Education World lesson plan provides classroom activities for recognizing and celebrating Flag Day. A Salute to Flag Day.
- More Stoney Hill Schoolhouse - Flag Day www
More than a century ago, Hill Schoolhouse - Flag Day, a 19-year-old schoolteacher held the first Flag Day exercises in a little country schoolhouse located near Fredonia, Wisc. This site pictures that schoolhouse and tells the rest of the story. Stoney Hill Schoolhouse - Flag Day.
- The The Flag of the United States www
The history of the American flag and how Flag Day become a U. Flag of the United States.S. holiday. The Flag of the United States.
- An Flag Day Quest www
An elementary school in New York designed this page which asks questions about Flag Day (and supplies the answers). Flag Day Quest.
- Alexa: Flag Day Holidays
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Flag Day Holidays
- DMOZ: Flag Day Holidays
dmoz.org Directory: Flag Day Holidays