Facts About The Flag

About The Flag: As the story goes, Betsy Ross was visited by George Washington,Robert Morris, and George Ross. The three men stopped in her upholstery shop and asked Betsy if she could make a flag from a design on a piece of paper Washington had in his coat pocket. Betsy said she would try.

READ: More About Betsy Ross Making The Flag

How To Fold The flag- Special care should be taken when lowering and folding a flag – that is folded into the shape of a tri-cornered hat. According to usflag.org, “In the folding, the red and white stripes are finally wrapped into the blue, as the light of day vanishes into the darkness of night.”

VIEW: Flag Folding Directions

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