Forged in December 1860, the American flag stands as a prominent symbol of freedom, strength and resolve for the Proud American People.
What does the colors and design mean? The canton (upper left quarter of the flag) displays a blue rectangle with 50 small white stars. The Blue Rectangle represents the “Union” nurturing the 50 states that make up our great nation. Outside of the Canton, there are 13 horizontal stripes, 7 Red and 6 White. These stripes represent the 13 original British colonies that fought for the freedoms that we hold so dear today.
Flag Etiquette: The following list include items that come with the responsibility of “flying” the American flag.