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The Star-Spangled Banner

(Lauren Saul, with one of the American flags in the Philadelphia Flag Day Association's collection. Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Flag Day Festivities

Flag Day is coming up, and you’re invited to a big bash in the hometown of our national symbol.

06/08/2014

(Fort McHenry, where Francis Scott Key saw the rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Events Mark 200th Anniversary of War of 1812

In case you missed it, this year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, during which our National Anthem was written.

05/31/2012

Former US President George W. Bush speak

Courage Of Flight 93 Victims Lauded At Dedication

The 40 passengers and crew who fought back against their hijackers aboard Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, performed one of the most courageous acts in U.S. history, former President George W. Bush said Saturday at a ceremony dedicating the first phase of a memorial at the nation’s newest national park.

09/10/2011

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