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Elevating Our Fallen Hometown Heroes

The Story of A Gold star mother, Hometown Hero Banners and Their Nationwide Resonance “My son is the reason I get up in the morning and try on a new day. When I finally do catch up to him in that other dimension, I want him to be as proud of me as I am… continue


Freedom for Hostages & Wrongful Detainees

“Uhh okay”, you say. After all, you didn’t do anything wrong and that will be easy to explain. You were enjoying your stay in a foreign country. Now, you’re confused, worried and feel the panic rising: this misunderstanding just turned into going to jail.  For some unfortunate American’s, this is a reality that can last… continue

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Telling The World’s Stories with Custom Banners

“This isn’t going to be easy…They don’t look-it, but they’re complicated banners.” A feeling of excitement filled the room – our seamstress eager for the challenge of creating custom banners for the Smithsonian Museum. An exhibit that would tell a story of U.S. imperialism centered around the year 1898. What was special about the year… continue

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A Rare Historical Flag Collection in Albany, NY

The Best Flag Collection In The World! Today, in a seemingly forgotten room on the first floor of the Capitol building of New York, a treasure of worn, tattered, and truly historic flags sits idle. A flag collection boasting over 2,000 flags dating as far back as the War of 1812. Established in 1863, The… continue

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2024 American Flag Half-Staff Calendar

2024 Half Staff Calendar from Gettysburg Flag Works

You probably already know that when you see an American flag flying at half-staff, it is to indicate that the country or your state is in mourning. What you might not know is that there are very specific rules and guidelines as to when the American flag should be flown at half-staff and when it… continue