Summer Forum: The Flags They Flew a history of Flag Day with Carter J. Wood

Event Date

Tuesday, June 11, 2024


The Northeast Georgia History Center
322 Academy St NE
Gainesville GA 30501
Join us for a special Flag Day event featuring Carter J. Wood, a ninth-generation veteran of the US Army with 22 years of service and a distinguished member of the Georgia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Carter, a seasoned lecturer and dedicated volunteer, will present "The Flags They Flew," showcasing the origins and development of our nation's emblem on Tuesday, June 11th at 7:00 PM in the Ada Mae Ivester Education Center at the Northeast Georgia History Center.

Carter's presentation includes a collection of 35 full-size, colorful flags displayed on a large rollabout rack. Accompanied by a presentation detailing the designers, symbolism, and combat history of each flag, Carter's engaging narrative brings the history of the American flag to life.

Free for Members and $5 for Non-Members. Cash/card entry at the front desk.
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