100th Anniversary of Flag Day

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100th Anniversary of Flag Day

June 7, 2016

Program:  Hardcore History: The 100th Anniversary of Flag Day 
Green Bay, WI---June 7, 2016---On Tuesday, June 14, Thomas Saharsky will give a presentation on the 100th Anniversary of Flag day at the Neville Public Museum of Brown County as part of our Hardcore History series. 
In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson established June 14 as Flag Day to commemorate the adoption of “the stars and stripes” by the Continental Congress at Independence Hall in 1777.  This year also marks the 66th anniversary of Appleton's Flag Day parade, the nation's oldest. Join us for a reading of Wilson's Proclamation No. 1335 on the museum's grounds, to be followed with a presentation on the history and significance of the holiday.  Reading by Magistrate Judge Sickel and presentation by Thomas Saharsky. 
What: The 100th Anniversary of Flag Day
Date: Tuesday, June 14
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay, WI
For more information please visit www.NevillePublicMuseum.org
Submitted by:
Rachel Ott
Neville Public Museum Foundation
[email protected]
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303

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