Jun 14, 2009 – Cincinnati Museum
- The stars represent the 50 states and the stripes represent the original 13 rebellious colonies.
Learn more about the American flag
- The Star-Spangled Banner flew over Baltimore Harbor during the Battle of 1812 and is housed at the Smithsonian Institution today.
It’s getting a little work done right now
- On this day in 1916 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14 as the official date for Flag Day.
Learn more about Flag Day
- This building began life as a train station, but now it houses a museum, a library, and a movie theater.
Want to see it from the outside?