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2019 American Flag Half-Staff Calendar

2019 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

History Lessons

Flags…before and after Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor under attack. (Library of Congress)

Seventy-five years ago, on December 7, 1941, Imperial Japan’s air force attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, triggering the entry of the United States into World War II. The early morning attack occurred on a Sunday, as most Americans, unaware of what was happening several time zones away, opened their morning newspapers, where they read articles… continue

History Lessons

Flags flew during disputed election

Color Guard of Hayes' unit holds what might have been a gift from his wife. (ohiocivilwar150.org)

When Americans vote for a president, you can count on American flags being displayed outside polling places, alongside roads and beside the winner. You can also, every now and then, expect a controversial election with claims about stolen or illegal votes. A case occurred 140 years ago when the centennial of 1776 was celebrated. Republican… continue

Decorating With Flags

Decorative Thanksgiving Flags and Banners For Your Home

Happy Turkey Day Thanksgiving House Banner from Gettysburg Flag Works

Thanksgiving always seems to be a holiday that gets overshadowed. The day after Halloween, retailers fill their stores with Christmas and holiday decorations. Radio stations start playing old holiday favorites and the holiday shopping frenzy begins before the snow even begins to fly. Neighbors string up their Christmas lights and holiday flavors start showing up… continue


20 Discounts for Veterans and Military on Veterans Day 2016


At Gettysburg Flag Works, we salute our veterans and appreciate the sacrifices our military heroes have made for us all. In honor of Veterans Day, we have compiled a list of Veterans Day discounts for Veterans and military members. Take a look at some of the many perks for veterans on Veterans Day below! 2016 Veterans… continue