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Pass Christian in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Flag of the United States of America

 
 
The Flag of the United States of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
1. The Flag of the United States of America Marker
Inscription.

The Stars and Stripes originated
as a result of a resolution
offered by the Marine Committee
of the Second Continental Congress
at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and
adopted June 14, 1777.

 
Erected 1976 by the Bicentennial Committee of Pass Christian, Mississippi.
 
Location. 30° 19.017′ N, 89° 14.42′ W. Marker is in Pass Christian, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from East Scenic Drive 0.1 miles west of Fleitas Avenue. Click for map. Located along a path in War Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Fleitas Avenue, Pass Christian MS 39571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Liberty Bell (a few steps from this marker); Constitution of the United States of America (a few steps from this marker); Declaration of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); The Star Spangled Banner (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Blues & Jazz in the Pass (about
The Flag of the United States Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
2. The Flag of the United States Monument
500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saucier-Bidwell-Pratt House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scenic Drive Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pass Christian.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article - Flag of the United States. (Submitted on February 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & Patriotism
 
Monument on left in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
3. Monument on left in background.
War Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
4. War Memorial Park
One of the original 1777 Flags. image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. One of the original 1777 Flags.
By Francis Hopkinson of New Jersey a naval flag designer.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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