September is a flag-waving month


U.S. flag displayed in the National Center for the Constitution, Philadelphia.  Photo by Jeffrey M. Vinocur, via Wikimedia. Constitution Day is September 17.

U.S. flag displayed in the National Center for the Constitution, Philadelphia. Photo by Jeffrey M. Vinocur, via Wikimedia. Constitution Day is September 17.

Flag flying dates in September?  Three more (you flew your flag for Labor Day, right?):

  • September 9, for California statehood
  • September 11, for Patriot Day (not listed in the U.S. Flag Code, but encouraged in other law. Public Law No. 107-89)
  • September 17,for Constitution Day

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Trivia note:  The U.S. flag is not mentioned in the U.S. Constitution.

2 Responses to September is a flag-waving month

  1. Ed Darrell says:

    It’s probably a designated flag-fly date in Maryland (wracking memory; did I ever fly my flag in Maryland on that date?).

    But not on the national radar. Thanks for the reminder.

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  2. mark duigon says:

    How about Defenders Day (September 12)–it used to be a State holiday in Maryland. Battle of Baltimore when the rocket’s red glare helped Francis Key see to pour his beer and write new lyrics to an old drinking song.

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