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American Flag Celebration and Historic Display at Allaire Village
Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00 am
One event on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 11:00 am
Join us and Celebrate the USA in the Chapel for a one-of-a-kind display of Antique American Flags from the Historic Allaire Collection. Rarely put on display, these flags represent the heart of American History from the area. Get an up close view of each stitch, star and detail of these treasured flags of the past. $2 per person to view the flags on display for 3 days from July 4th, July 5th and July 7th. There is also a $5 per car fee to enter the park. There is a separate special event on July 6th.
Most RARE – The Eagle Flag
Dimensions: 10’x15’ wool bunting with cotton stars; machine stitched stripes with hand stitched stars, circa 1850 – 1880.
The 24-Star Flag
Dimensions: 3’ x 5’ vintage commemorative flag circa 1900-1921 (it is unusual to see a flag with this low star count that was made in the early 1900’s. It is thought that this flag may have been constructed for the Missouri centennial of 1921. (wool bunting with cotton stars)
3 Total – The 46-Star Flags
Dimensions of each: 10’x13’; 10’x15’; 8’x10’ circa 1908-1912 (wool bunting with cotton stars)
Plus 2 more flags have been added since last year’s display. All proceeds benefit the Education Programming at The Historic Village at Allaire!
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