Lancaster in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Fifty Star Flag
A Symbol of America
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Bank One-Lancaster Downtown, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 5-23.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1958.
Location. 39° 43.931′ N, 82° 35.447′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from Granvillle Pike (State Highway 37). Marker is located in the outer courtyard of Lancaster High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1312 Granville Pike, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Standing Stone National Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rising Park Centennial Celebration (approx. half a mile away); John Bright #2 Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Camp Anderson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Union Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); C & O Depot at Carroll, Ohio (approx. 0.7 miles away); Liberty Township No. 6 School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dumontville General Store (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
Regarding The Fifty Star Flag. Robert Heft died in Saginaw,
Also see . . .
1. Robert G. Heft, Designer of the 50-Star US Flag. (Submitted on December 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Top Thirteen Facts about Independence Day. Thirteen minute YouTube video. Robert Heft’s design is highlighted. (Submitted on July 8, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,132 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.