The Culpeper Minutemen Flag: The History of the Banner Flown by a Militia of Patriots

The Culpeper Minutemen Flag: The History of the Banner Flown by a Militia of Patriots
The Culpeper Flag is often mistaken as a modern variation of the iconic “Don’t Tread On Me” Gadsden Flag – and rightly so. What many don’t know is that the Culpeper Flag was inspired by its Gadsden counterpart, and both have become touchstones of the Second AmendmentMovement.  While remarkably similar to its Gadsden relative, the flag of the Culpeper Minutemen is arguably cooler – and significantly more obscure. While it has the same coiled rattlesnake and “Don’t Tread on .

Declaration Of Independence History

Declaration Of Independence History
Declaration of Independence Information The Continental Congress charged five men with the responsibility to commit to paper the American colonies’ Declaration of Independence from Britain: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Benjamin Franklin (1706-90), John Adams (1735-1826), Robert Livingston (1746-1813), and Roger Sherman (1721-93). Most scholars today now view the authorship of this document to be highly collaborative both among these five individuals (who made forty-seven alterations to Jefferson’s original draft) and among the members of Congress, .

31 Star Antique American Flag – California – Circa 1850 #32650

A amazing and very rare 31 Star Antique Flag  California   Circa 1850-1858  Zachary Taylor was President A rare pre-Civil War Flag Frame Size 28×43 Flag Size 22×38 Incredible rare thirty-one star flag with exceedingly rare star pattern called a Medallion, Halo. It was recently found in old home in the Gettysburg Virginia area.  It has been in their family since the before the Civil War. The owner offered it to me for purchase. The original owner does not .

Collecting Antique American Flags

Collecting Antique American Flag There are a few ways you can start to collecting antique American Flags. Start with the 49 star vintage American flag and go back in time: 49 (1959),48(1912-1959) These flags are fairly affordable and available. There are very few 47’s (1912)  so forget about trying to get one. 46 (1907-1912), 45 (1896-1907),44 (1890), You can find them once in a while but they are more expensive than the 48 & 49. .

Commissioning Pennant History, Naval Flags

Commissioning Pennant History, Naval Flags The act of placing a ship in commission marks her entry into active Navy service.  At the moment when the commissioning pennant is broken at the masthead, a ship becomes a Navy command in her own right, and takes her place alongside the other active ships of the Fleet. This ceremony continues a tradition some three centuries old, observed by navies around the world, and by our own Navy .

History of The Gadsden Flag – Don’t Tread on Me Flag

  History of The Gadsden Flag – Don’t Tread on Me FlagDon’t Tread on Me Gadsden Flag History; Don’t Tread on Me! The bright yellow Gadsden flag, long a symbol of support for civil liberties and disagreement with government, has its beginning deeply rooted in the days of the American Revolution. The rattlesnake, the Gadsden flag’s central feature, had been an emblem of Americans even before the Revolution. The Pennsylvania Gazette published an article .

FLAG INFORMATION & HISTORY OF AMERICAN FLAG MANUFACTURING

FLAG INFORMATION & HISTORY OF AMERICAN FLAG MANUFACTURING ANTIQUE US FLAGS ARE CATEGORIZED INTO TWO TYPES; SEWN FLAGS;/ Large Flags HAND SEWN– 1770’S TO 1860’S SEWN FLAGS ARE RARE & VERY EXPENSIVE. FLAGS FROM THIS ERA ARE FAIRLY RARE. MOSTR ARE LARGE FLAGS MADE FOR THE MILITARY AND US GOVERNMENT. FAMILY FLAGS FROM THIS ERA ARE ALL HAND SEWN. TREADLE MACHINE SEWN– THE TREADLE SEWING MACHINE WAS INVENTED IN THE US IN 1841. PRODUCTION STARTED IN 1845. .

Whipple Flag History

Whipple Flag History The American flag has remained unchanged since July 4, 1960 when a fiftieth star was added to the canton representing the newly formed state of Hawaii. This familiar fifty star design is the longest serving arrangement of the American flag, a record previously held by the forty-eight star design that was used for forty-seven years from 1912-1959. Before 1912, there were surprisingly few regulations on the design and specifications of the .

TRADITIONAL DATES TO FLY THE AMERICAN FLAG

TRADITIONAL DATES TO FLY THE AMERICAN FLAG INDEPENDENCE DAY JULY 4TH New Year’s Day January 1 Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 21 Inauguration Day January 21/20th Lincoln’s Birthday February 12 President’s Birthday February 18 Washington’s Birthday February 18 Easter Sunday March 31 Mother’s Day May 13 Peace Officer’s Memorial Day (half-staff) May 15 Armed Forces Day May 19 Memorial Day (Half-staff) May 27 D-Day June 6 Flag Day June 14 Father’s Day June .

NAMES FOR OUR AMERICAN FLAG

NAMES FOR OUR AMERICAN FLAG  STAR SPANGLED BANNER OLD GLORY THE AMERICAN FLAG THE UNITED STATES FLAG THE STARS AND STRIPES THE RED WHITE & BLUE THE COLORS STANDARD GUIDON THE GRAND OLD FLAG NATIONAL FLAG NATIONAL ENSIGN (13 Star Flag) ENSIGN (A ensign is a 13 STAR FLAG only used by the Navy on ships) JACK (Used by US NAVY type of flag that only shows the stars) Historicalamericana.com Copyright 2012 Historical Americana .