American Flags Blog RSS

National Cookie Day falls on December 4th each year — perfectly situated among the feasting holidays! Here are four of our favorites that we ALWAYS look forward to enjoying... Snowdrop Meringue Cookies Ingredients 3 egg whites 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar 3/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract or 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract pecan halves (optional) --- Prep & Directions Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Line 2 large cookie sheets with parchment paper Using a mixer set to medium speed, beat the egg whites and cream of tartar until frothy. Increase the mixer speed to high and gradually add...

Read more

Unparalleled Collaboration Each year on December 6, we celebrate the anniversary of the completion of the Washington Monument in 1884. The statue was designed in Baltimore by Robert Mills – believed to be the first native-born American to be professionally trained as an architect. The structure includes materials from each of the 26 states that comprised the U.S. at the time of its construction, as well as commemorative stones from individuals, groups, cities, states, and countries that wanted to honor the memory of George Washington. The obelisk (a stone pillar with a four-sided cross section and a pyramidal top), paid...

Read more

Welcome, American Flag Aficionados . . Firstly, thank you for joining our email list. If you haven't joined our list yet and would like to, please use the quick form at the bottom of this page. We aim to only send meaningful emails, full of content our users can immediately put to use. One Small Request Be sure to add LibertyFlags.com to your email contacts list. Doing so helps spam filters know that everything is okay and ensures that you will receive our content. Need Help Adding Us? Here are different instructions for different email clients, which we update periodically....

Read more

Giving Thanks Thanksgiving is a time for warm meals, cool days, and family gatherings . It’s a time to take a deep breath and take a long, grateful look at the blessings and beautiful things in your life. Here at LIBERTY FLAGS, we are thankful that you have chosen us to supply your business, institution, or [...]

Read more

The first American Thanksgiving After a particularly harsh first winter in the New World, half of the Plymouth colonists who had come across the Atlantic on the Mayflower perished. To the remaining lot’s great fortune, the Wampanoag natives came to their aid. In the autumn of 1621, remaining colonists and members of the Wampanoag tribe shared [...]

Read more

As of this writing, the United States is the only country to have crew members walk on the Moon — in fact, we did so six times between 1969 and 1972.

The second was Apollo 12, whose original launch date was scheduled for September of 1969, but was delayed until November following the success of Apollo 11. Thus, we celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 12 mission from November 14 to November 24…

Read more

The countdown to Veterans Day, November 11 — 6 of 6 In week six of our countdown to Veterans Day, we wrap up the Veterans Day conversation with a tip of the hat to the local ceremonies that honor veterans individually. It is our sincere hope that our series has enhanced your Veterans Day, and that [...]

Read more

On November 10, we celebrate the US Marine Corps birthday.

Every year, the United States Marine Corps celebrates its establishment in 1775 with a traditional ball and a cake cutting ceremony. The first Marine Corps ball was held in 1925 and includes dinner, cake, and entertainment.

Read more

The countdown to Veterans Day, November 11 — 5 of 6 In post five of our countdown to Veterans Day, we are discussing global participation in Veterans Day celebrations and how America has been leading the way since 1919. Between now and Veterans Day, we will continue to share the history and importance of honoring our [...]

Read more

Each year on October 28, we celebrate the anniversary of the Dedication of the Statue of Liberty in 1886. The colossal sculpture was given to the people of the United States as a gift from the people of France and now resides on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, NYC.

Read more

The countdown to Veterans Day, November 11 — 4 of 6. In post four of our countdown to Veterans Day, we discuss what makes Veterans Day unique and minimize the confusion between it and Memorial Day.

Read more

The countdown to Veterans Day — 3 of 6 Veterans Day, celebrated each year on November 11, is one of those holidays that receives very little preemptive consideration in comparison to other nationally observed holidays. If you missed the previous posts in this series, read Remembering the day of remembrance, and Honor for one becomes honor for [...]

Read more

October 19 is the anniversary of British General Lord Charles Cornwallis' surrender to General George Washington in 1781 to end the Battle of Yorktown and, effectively, the American Revolutionary War.

Read more

On October 13, we celebrate the birthday of the United States Navy.

For 50 years, 1922 to 1972, the Navy’s birthday was celebrated on Theodore Roosevelt’s birthday, October 27th. The Navy League of the United States designated this date due to Roosevelt’s work in elevating the U.S. Navy to a premier force.

Read more

The countdown to veterans day — 2 of 6 World War I used to be referred to as the War to End All Wars. When Ferdinand Foch accepted the German cessation of hostilities in his private railcar, late in 1918, it was widely believed that a lasting peace had been achieved — it was this belief that spurred the creation of Armistice Day.

LIBERTY FLAGS dedicates this time each year to sharing the history and importance of honoring our veterans.

Read more

Always 100% American-made American Flags, from LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave®