STANDARD MILITARY SIZE’s of FLAGS per original US Government and military regulations. Garrison flag – 20 feet hoist by 36 feet fly A Army garrison is a permanent army base. Post flag – 10 feet hoist by 20 feet fly A Army post is a military position held away from the permanent base. Storm flag – 4 feet 2 inches hoist by 8 feet fly(Modern: a small national flag flown (as at a U.S. .
History of The Creation of The Whipple Flag In 1907 the Country had 46 States. By 1912 Congress was getting around to adding the 47th& 48thStates so we would be needing a new flag with 48 Stars. The expectation of a new flag drew considerable public interest & many groups held national design contests for the upcoming 48 star flag. A notable design was from Wayne Whipple of Germantown, Pennsylvania. Whipple’s design, which he .
History of creation of our first 13 Star United States Flag Why does our flag look the way it does, because of one sentence in the Constitution. Resolved that the Flag of The United States be 13 stripes alternate red and white, that the Union be 13 Stars while in a blue field representing a new constellation.- Resolution adopted by The Marine Committee of The Second Continental Congress at Philadelphia on June 14, 1777 .
States in order of admission to The Union & Presiding Presidents GEORGE WASHINGTON 1789-1797 (I) (Presidents Home States) 1 Delaware December 7, 1787 * 2 Pennsylvania December 12, 1787 * (James Buchannan, Eisenhower) 3 New Jersey December 18, 1787 * (Wilson) 4 Georgia January 2, 1788 * (Carter) 5 Connecticut January 9, 1788 * 6 Massachusetts February 6, 1788 * (John Adams, John Q Adams, Coolidge, Kennedy) 7 Maryland April 28, 1788 * 8 .