Decorating With Flags

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of V-J Day

V-J Day, short for “Victory Over Japan” Day, is the day that Japan surrendered, effectively ending World War II. The term is used interchangeably for August 14-15, 1945, on which Japan ceased fighting and the White House announced their surrender, and September 2, when Japan’s formal surrender was made in Tokyo Bay onboard the U.S.S…. continue

Announcements

Staying United During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of American life. From the closing of schools and churches to the shutdown of gyms, restaurants and bars, Americans are feeling isolated and anxious. As we all adjust to this new normal – practicing social distancing, working and schooling from home, employing self-quarantines – it becomes increasingly difficult… continue

History Lessons

The Battle of Plattsburgh & Its Unusual Flag

Battle of Plattsburgh Veterans Exempt Flag

Fought between the Americans and the British in the Great Lakes Region of New York State during the War of 1812, the Battle of Plattsburgh has all the makings of a great movie plot. Especially if (spoiler alert) you like when the underdog wins. It has intrigue, strategy, an interesting cast of characters, and even… continue