This Date in History

June 12, 1907: As Flag Day fell on Sunday, exercises were held on the 12th and 13th. Children of the graded public schools had their celebrations on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and the high schools at 9 a.m. The principal event in Washington in observance of the day took place in Georgetown on Saturday, when a flag was raised over the mansion of Francis Scott Key, author of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”Flag over Key mansion

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