100th Anniversary of Flag Day – June 14, 2016

Laurie Olsen Featured, Flag Tips

Although President Woodrow Wilson didn’t issue a presidential proclamation establishing American Flag Day until May 30, 1916, the first celebration of the U.S. Flag’s birthday was held in 1877 on the 100th anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777. In 1885, it is believed that BJ Cigrand, a Wisconsin school teacher, organized a group of children to observe June 14th …