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"Old Glory in All Its Glory..."

3 years 11 months 1 week ago June 14, 2013 Jun 14, 2013 Friday, June 14 2013 June 14, 2013 3:00 AM in Pat Shingleton Column
By: Pat Shingleton

Traveling the Interstate you'll recognize the giant American flag at Robinson Brothers on Airline. Chip Robinson and his staff perform an incredible service to Old Glory and whether it's a gentle breeze, or a hefty gust, the Robinson Brother's flag is a tremendous tribute. Today is Flag Day, originating in 1885 when school teacher, B.J. Cigrand, encouraged his students in the Fredonia, Wisco Public School, to proudly display the flag of the United States of America. It also commemorates the official anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes at the Betsy Ross House on June 14, 1891. Our flag is flown from sunrise to sunset and illuminated at night. It shouldn't be flown in rain or inclement weather and is raised briskly and at sunset lowered slowly.

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