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Category Archive for 'Flags in the News'

The Daily Flag presents a great trio of flag stories today, across the nation from the east coast to our western-most state (where I would like to be, because I love Kona coffee, and those creamy Macadamia nuts drenched in chocolate, swaying palm trees, aqua-white surf on a brilliant sun-lit beach … oh yeah, I […]

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For someone who writes about flags, this story is hot hot hot! The State of Oregon celebrates its sesquicentennial next year (1859-2009), and The Oregonian newspaper in Portland has announced a contest to design a new flag for the state. It’s not sanctioned by the State of Oregon, but it’s a start.   The Oregon […]

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What a great Color Guard! These little cadets with great big hearts carried the U.S. flag, the state flag of Washington, the U.S. Army flag, and the U.S. Air Force flag onto Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners.   Lakewood Boys & Girls Club kids carry colors By Kris Sherman of THE NEWS TRIBUNE […]

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Ferdinand and Isabel Today many Americans will celebrate Columbus Day. Columbus landed in the "New World" on October 12, 1492. The flags carried by Columbus on his first exploration have always been of great interest to the historians and vexillologists. Spanish history is much too complicated for me to understand or explain in any detail, […]

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This flag is popular with Texans, for obvious reasons.  Santa Anna made too many mistakes to list here, but his troubles began in Gonzales, and Texans have had a strong distaste for dictators ever since. Thirty-two men who stood their ground at Gonzales later died in the Battle at the Alamo. The image shown at […]

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