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U.S. flag is a symbol of a nation

Mark Flag Day with retirement ceremony

POSTED: June 11, 2013 1:00 a.m.

Two hundred years ago this summer, Maj. George Armistead commissioned a flag maker by the name of Mary Young Pickersgill in Baltimore, Md., to sew two flags for Fort McHenry at Baltimore Harbor. One of them would be 30 feet by 42 feet, large enough the British could see it from a long distance across the water as it loomed over the star-shaped fort.


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