Honor America on the Fourth of July

Virginia State Police raise the U. S. flag.

Virginia State Police raise the U. S. flag.

Final Declaration

Children show their patriotism and respect for veterans at the annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown. Photo by Tiffany Barthelme for THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY

Children show their patriotism and respect for veterans at the annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown. Photo by Tiffany Barthelme for THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY

 

The colors being brought in on horseback in the Leonardtown Veterans Day Parade.  THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

The colors being brought in on horseback in the Leonardtown Veterans Day Parade. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

U. S. Navy Color Guard fold a United States flag.

U. S. Navy Color Guard fold a United States flag.

The Congress voting on approving the Declaration of Independence.

The Congress voting on approving the Declaration of Independence.

Star Spangled Banner

The United State flag that flew over Fort McHenry and inspired the words of the national anthem written by Francis Scott Key.

The United State flag that flew over Fort McHenry and inspired the words of the national anthem written by Francis Scott Key.

Stitching Old Glory.

Stitching Old Glory.

The flag still flies as the USS West Virginia sinks on battleship row at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after a sneak attack by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941.

The flag still flies as the USS West Virginia sinks on battleship row at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after a sneak attack by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941.

 

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