Celebrate Our Flag

English: The Flag of the United States at the ...

English: The Flag of the United States at the near . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today is Flag Day, a holiday to celebrate the adoption of the American flag and the birth of the U.S. Army.

Flag Day has been celebrated in some form since the 1800s, but did not become a permanent national holiday until 1949.

To observe the day properly, here are 10 things you might not know about Old Glory and its history:

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