“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Madison in Lake County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

The 37-Star Flag

The 37-Star Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
August 8, 2022
1. The 37-Star Flag Marker
This Flag became the Official United States Flag on July 4th 1867, and was to last for ten years. The three Presidents who served under this flag were;
Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)

Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1867.
Location. 43° 59.492′ N, 97° 9.978′ W. Marker is near Madison, South Dakota, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from State Park Drive, 0.4 miles west of 234th Street (State Highway 236), on the left when traveling west. Located in Lake Herman State Park on Luce Cabin. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23409 State Park Dr, Madison SD 57042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luce Historic Cabin Restoration Project (here, next to this marker); Historic Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel Car Emmanuel (approx. one mile away); Ash Grove Seventh-Day Adventist Church (approx. one mile away); Thormodsgaard Log Home
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(approx. one mile away); Madison Memorial Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); C. B. Kennedy (approx. 2.9 miles away); Wm. H.H. Beadle (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Also see . . .  List of flags of the United States - Wikipedia.
Excerpt: "Since 1818, a star for each new state has been added to the flag on the Fourth of July the year immediately following each state's admission. In years in which multiple states have been admitted, the corresponding number of stars were added to the flag."
(Submitted on September 2, 2022.) 
The 37-Star Flag & Marker image. Click for full size.
August 8, 2022
2. The 37-Star Flag & Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2022. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2022.

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