Re: Flag Etiquette
John Oakes (joakes@UNM.EDU)
Thu, 2 Mar 1995 11:01:32 -0700
On Thu, 2 Mar 1995, jfs wrote:
> I'm looking looking for information on the reason/history of why the
> American is folded/stored in a triangular shape. I saw some discussion
> of this topic not too long ago but I failed to save or misplaced the
> information. Anyway, my den is currently working on their Citizen
> Activity Pin and we are practicing the folding the Flag. I would like
> to give them this background information.
I believe I was told at an early age that it represented the shape of the
tri-corner hats that were the fashion at that time.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City