Today marks Flag Day in Medfield and across the nation. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of Old Glory.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
With today, June 14, marking Flag Day, we're wondering how well you know the American Flag. Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of Old Glory.
Medfield Veteran Service Officer Ron Griffin writes in to discuss the topic of Flag Day.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Flag Day, neither a federal nor state holiday, is still celebrated throughout America on June 14. That celebration is the least commercialized and occurs quietly as citizens usually just display their flag. Our president will issue a proclamation encouraging all citizens to fly their flag all week as National Flag week. There are some celebrations, perhaps one of the oldest being in nearby Quincy. They have been celebrating Flag Day for 60 years. So if you’re so inclined, head over to Quincy on the evening of June 16 for a parade followed by fireworks. Perhaps my favorite Flag Day quote on America's iconic symbol comes from Franklin Knight Lane, who was Secretary of the Interior from 1913 to 1920" "I am whatever you make me, nothing …