Registration is now OPEN for our 2019 Flag Day Parade on Fri. June 14!

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Register to march with a school or group or find our more information by visiting:

www.frauncestavernmuseum.org

Flag Day 2014

Hosted by Sons of the Revolution℠ in the State of New York, Inc.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. While not a federal holiday, this special day is observed across the nation, from small towns to big cities, often with parades. Since 1916, Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York has hosted the Flag Day Parade, Celebration, and Open House here in New York City.

The parade is one of the longest running parades in our city, and in its early years, one of the largest. Thousands of marchers participate from organizations such as the NYPD, FDNY, civic associations, veterans groups, various historical societies, and most importantly, New York City public schools. Along the Parade route the marchers distribute small American flags to passersby. The Parade ends at the Grandstand at the corner of Broad and Pearl, just outside the steps of Fraunces Tavern, beneath a four-story American flag hanging from the Museum’s façade.

At the Grandstand where various local dignitaries, military veterans, and local community leaders gather, the “What the American Flag Means to Me” essay contest winners read their essays and receive their prizes. Songs are performed by school children, and brief remarks are made honoring “Old Glory” and the parade supporters.

Register to march with a school or group or find our more information by visiting:

www.frauncestavernmuseum.org

Marching in the Parade this year:

Schools

The Brooklyn Arbor School

PS 2 Meyer London

Groups

The New York Society Southern Dames of America

Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York Color Guard

Many more to come!

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