USA Flag Anatomy and Vexillology Terms

Posted by Derrek Coss on Jan 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Do you know the definition of “vexillology?”   If you over heard a discussion between two vexillologists (and we’re sure there are at least two of them) it would likely sound like a conversation in some strange alien language.  Well, hold on to your potatoes folks because we’re about to give you a lesson in vexillology, the scientific study of flags.

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Topics: American flag, flag facts, flag terms, flag repair, U.S. flag, flag history, USA flag, flag parts, flag anatomy, gonfalon, vexillology

The history of Memorial Day and decorating with flags

Posted by Derrek Coss on May 23, 2014 10:48:00 AM

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.  A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.

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Topics: american history, accent banner, American flag, appliqued flags, U.S. flag, flag history, USA flag

Play Name That Flag! Win a U.S. Flag!

Posted by Derrek Coss on Jun 25, 2012 12:50:00 PM

Play Name That Flag! Win a U.S. Flag!

Considering there are hundreds if not thousands of flag designs in the world we aren't ashamed to admit that these three flags have us stumped. Yep, the flag and banner specialists are at a loss and asking for your help. In return we'll gladly provide the winner with a 3'H x 5'W Nylon U.S. flag. Take a look below and post your answers in the comments section of this blog article. Good luck and thanks for the help!

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Topics: accent banner, American flag, flag facts, flag history, USA flag

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