On June 14, 1885, a 19 year old school teacher named Bernard
Cigrand, placed a 38 star flag in a bottle on his desk.
The flag itself was only ten inches long. He then asked
his pupils to write an essay about the flag and its significance.
This is in essence, how Flag Day emerged. President Wilson,
issued a proclamation in 1916 calling for the nation
to observe Flag Day. In 1949, President Truman, made it
When all was done, Cigrand’s many years of devotion finally
paid off and his dream realized, so proudly hang
the stars and stripes outside your home or business on Friday,
June 14, in commemoration of “National Flag Day”.