Author: Maria

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As Marketing Manager, Maria handles all things marketing & advertising for Gettysburg Flag Works. Before joining GFW, Maria worked in a variety of marketing roles from category management to sales and marketing research. Maria holds a Masters in Business Administration from SUNY Albany and an undergraduate in Business with a concentration in Marketing from LeMoyne College. Outside of work, Maria enjoys time with her two boys Quinn & Declan, Saratoga race track with her husband Brian, and taking excursions with her friends & family.
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History of the Betsy Ross Flag

Betsy Ross Flag

Distinguished by its alternating red-and-white stripes and thirteen white stars arranged in a circle on a blue canton, the Betsy Ross Flag is one of the earliest recognized designs of the American flag. In use since 1777, the flag is named for Philadelphia upholsterer and flag maker Elizabeth “Betsy” Ross, but its true origins remain… continue

Announcements

Historic Event to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Skydiver with American Flag

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 American, British and Canadian military forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coastline in France. Known as D-Day, the Normandy landings marked a decisive turning point in World War II, often referred to as the beginning of the end. To commemorate the 75th… continue

Holidays

The Difference Between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

Children Holding American Flags at Parade

While both holidays honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, there are a few important distinctions between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. To appreciate the differences, it helps to understand how each holiday originated, when it is observed, how it is commemorated and, most importantly, who each holiday was established to… continue

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The US Navy Jack Flag – Then and Now

US Navy Jack flag

The Navy Jack flag has been in the news lately, as the Navy recently announced a change in their policy directing which of the two historically significant Navy Jack flags should be flown aboard Navy ships and crafts. This has stirred up some interest in – and confusion about – the Navy Jack flag, specifically… continue

Holidays

Designing a Custom St. Patrick’s Day Flag or Banner

Irish Trenton AOH Pipeband

Believe it or not, St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! That means that if you’re planning to take your Irish decorations to the next level this year with a customized St. Patrick’s Day flag or banner, now’s the time to get to work on designing and ordering your masterpiece. Wondering where to begin… continue