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Flags Of Our Forefathers LbNA #75578

Owner:Kelsung Contact
Plant date:Oct 10, 2011
Location: El Cariso Park
County:Los Angeles
Found by: Not yet found!
Last found:N/A
Last edited:Jun 14, 2021
Cuckoo clues planted (very quickly on a whim) for the "Salute A Soldier" event. And, yes, I know I carved two of them backwards....

The Battle Of Bennington, Vermont, August 16th, 1777: One of the first flags of the American Revolution, it had 13 stars, which had 7 points rather than 5. It also had 13 stripes, but is unique in that it had 7 white and 6 red, thus the white on the top and bottom. Retired as of 12/31/13

The Battle Of Fort McHenry, Baltimore Harbor, September 13th, 1814: This flag was unique for having not just 15 stars, but 15 stripes as well. Upon seeing the flag still waving at dawn on September 14th, after a full day of British bombardment, Francis Scott Key was inspired to write "The Star Spangled Banner". Alive and well as of 9/23/19

The Republic Of Texas: After declaring independence from Mexico, this became the national flag of The Republic of Texas on January 25th, 1839, and became the state flag when they joined the Union on December 29th, 1845. Alive and well as of 9/23/19

First National Flag Of The Confederacy: Flown from March 5th, 1861 to May 26th, 1863, this flag started with 7 stars, then changed to 9, 11 and eventually 13. It was commonly known as the "Stars and Bars", a term often mistakenly used to refer to the much more well known and remembered Confederate Battle Flag. Retired as of 3/26/13