Thanksgiving is one of the days designated in the Flag Code for Americans to fly their U.S. flags. I know it’s cold — think of the veterans in the snows of Korea, the snows of Finland, or Valley Forge. Go fly that flag!
U.S. flag flying at the Post Office in Mooresville, Alabama. This is the oldest operating post office in the state. Image from Original Green
In 1782, the 2nd Continental Congress declared a thanks giving on November 28. Here’s the notice from a New Hampshire newspaper.
State of New-Hampshire. In Committee of Safety, Exeter, November 1, 1782 : Ordered, that the following proclamation for a general thanksgiving on the twenty-eighth day of November instant, received from the honorable Continental Congress, be forthwith printed … From the American Memories Collection at the Library of Congress.
So let Old Glory free, today.
Spread the word; friends don't allow friends to repeat history.
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