Flag Collection

    Unofficial Bicentennial

    1975 - 1976

    This was presented to the troop by the Elks Lodge when they gave us their Elks Bicentennial Flag. These two flags had flown on lower poles in front of the lodge. The Elks organization puts a great deal of emphasis on the flag and through their Americanism Committee they recognize it each year with public activities on Flag Day. Despite this fundamental national commitment by their organization, they were not an official Bicentennial organization and thus not able to obtain the official flag. Like most others, they settled for this unofficial version.

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