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Posts by Bill Fernow

What is Flag Day?

There’s no better day to dive into vexillology than on Flag Day. Learn how the American flag — and California’s state flag — came to be.

Betsy Ross Flag

The Betsy Ross Flag is probably one of the most recognizable American flags today but, curiously, it wasn’t until the bi-centennial celebrations of 1976 that it became overwhelmingly popular.