Monday, June 13, 2011

Flag Day

Dearborn's annual Flag Day ceremony will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m., hosted by the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council.
The public ceremony will take place in Ford Field Park off of Cherry Hill. The annual event includes a ceremonial burning of tattered American flags, in keeping with American Legion protocols for the disposal of flags that are no longer fit for public display.
Members of the public may drop off tattered flags for burning at the ceremony site beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
June 14, 2011, will mark the 234th  anniversary of the adoption of the nation’s flag by the Continental Congress in the year 1777.

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