Remember to fly your flag! Have a wonderful holiday.

July 2, 2015


As we approach the Fourth of July, here are some tips on the etiquette on displaying the American flag. Information from



  • When displaying the flag against a wall, vertically or horizontally, the flag’s stars should be at the top, to the observer’s left.
  • The flag should not be used as draping for a a platform. Bunting of blue, white and red stripes is available for these purposes. The blue stripe of the bunting goes on the top.
  • When the flag is displayed over a street, it should be hung vertically, with the stars to the north or east. If the flag is suspended over a sidewalk, the flag’s stars should be farthest from the building.
  • Flags can be displayed 24 hours a day, if illuminated.


Click HERE to be directed to the website with extensive guidelines on how to properly fly and display the American flag.

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