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A Memorable Displaly of Flags

A Memorable Displaly of Flags

When a Healing Field® or Field of Honor® display of flags is posted, we say that for every flag there...

Thank you for spreading the Colonial Flag Foundation Story

Thank you for spreading the Colonial Flag Foundation Story

We spend a great deal of time and effort promoting Colonial Flag Foundation’s flag display programs, but we find that...

A Centerpiece of Community Activity

A Centerpiece of Community Activity

Newspaper articles and media reports describing Field of Honor® and Healing Field® flag displays usually focus on the posted flags. ...

Bennington Flag

Bennington Flag

This unusual flag is known as the Bennington Flag because it was believed to have been flown at the Battle...

How to Draw a Five-Pointed Star

How to Draw a Five-Pointed Star

Stars are common symbols shown of flags; however, it was the thirteen star U.S. flag which first used stars to...

How to Draw the United States Flag with Correct Proportions

How to Draw the United States Flag with Correct Proportions

One of the hallmarks of a well designed flag is that it can be easily drawn.  While the United States...

Is it proper to display a flag which draped a casket?

Is it proper to display a flag which draped a casket?

Although some people feel that a flag used to drape a casket should not be unfolded after it has been...

Is it proper to clean and repair the U.S. flag?

Is it proper to clean and repair the U.S. flag?

Since Colonial Flag Company makes flags and sells flags that are flown all over the world, we get questions about...

A Visit to a Healing Field Flag Display

A Visit to a Healing Field Flag Display

In 2013 Colonial Flag Foundation’s Healing Field® and Field of Honor® flag display events spread across the United States from...

Union Jack or Union Flag?

Union Jack or Union Flag?

Vexillologists, scholars and enthusiasts who study flags, get very picky as they endeavor to be strictly accurate in describing flags. ...

Utah and Colonial Flag Welcome NAVA 47

Utah and Colonial Flag Welcome NAVA 47

NAVA 47, the recently completed 47th Annual Meeting of the North American Vexillological Association, NAVA, took place in Salt Lake...

Honoring the Flag

Honoring the Flag

Rules of flag display were of little concern in the United States until after the Civil War, and then flags...

THE 25TH INTERNATIONAL FLAG CONGRESS

THE 25TH INTERNATIONAL FLAG CONGRESS

In a previous Flag-Post.com posting, “Vexillology equals Fun With Flags”  (http://www.flag-post.com/vexillology-equals-fun-with-flags/ ) the term vexillology was defined as the scholarly...

Flags to Match the Holiday

Flags to Match the Holiday

A previous aricle in flag-post.com titled “Flag Sizes to Match the Day” elicited this response from a reader: I went...

Raising a Flag on Ensign Peak

Raising a Flag on Ensign Peak

More than a century and a half ago, Brigham Young and a group of Mormon Pioneers climbed to the top...

The Correct Utah State Flag Is Now In Governor Herbert’s Office

The Correct Utah State Flag Is Now In Governor Herbert’s Office

When the Utah Legislature passed House Concurrent Resolution 2 (HR2) advising flag manufacturers to manufacture Utah State flags following the...

Displaying the U.S. Flag Correctly Is As Simple As Reading A Book

Displaying the U.S. Flag Correctly Is As Simple As Reading A Book

Every flag flying holiday many flags are displayed incorrectly, and most errors happen because the rules of flag display found...

Flag Sizes to Match the Day

Flag Sizes to Match the Day

June and July are patriotic months of the calendar year.  In Great Britain June 15th was celebrated last week as...

Flag Day 2013

Flag Day 2013

Americans celebrated last Friday, June 14th as Flag Day to honor the United States flag’s 236th birthday.  The flag’s birth...

Three Cheer for the BLUE, White & Red

Three Cheer for the BLUE, White & Red

The Flag of the United States evolved from banners which had designs rooted in Europe but molded by the traditions...

One flag, One life, A Million Thanks

One flag, One life, A Million Thanks

Utah remembers it’s heroes On Armed Forces Day last Saturday, Utahns gathered at the State Capitol to honor Utahns who...

Armed Forces Day at Utah’s Capitol

Armed Forces Day at Utah’s Capitol

Since its beginnings over a decade ago, the Colonial Flag Foundation has joined with numerous communities around our nation in...

Colonial Flag Foundation Salutes Jim Ondrus

Colonial Flag Foundation Salutes Jim Ondrus

The Colonial Flag Foundation staff receives great satisfaction when hearing the stories about the impact that Healing Field and Field...

Disneyland’s Avenue of Flags

Disneyland’s Avenue of Flags

Disneyland is known as the Happiest Place on Earth, and for lovers of flags the world’s oldest theme park does...

A City of Flags

A City of Flags

Boston is a city of flags Many of the early flags of American history had their beginnings in Boston, and...