Betsy Ross

Debut of the Stars and Stripes Flag – Dale’s Daily Data
Nobody has ever been able to prove or disprove the story – but we all know the legend of Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross.  History says George Washington asked her to create a new American flag after the Continental Congress directed that it should be made of 13 alternating red and whi…
First American Flag – Dale’s Daily Data
In 1777, members of America’s Continental Congress were a little embarrassed when they couldn’t honor Thomas Green’s request.   Green was an American Indian who sent Congress three pieces of wampum that he hoped to trade for an American flag.…