Re: Flagpole Eagle Question
Lew Orans (lporans@ONRAMP.NET)
Tue, 18 Jun 1996 20:42:38 -0500
At 09:33 AM 6/18/96 -0500, you wrote:
>Somebody asked me a question yesterday and I was stumped, But I told the
>person I could find out the answer. The question was "Which way does the
>Eagle look on top of the flagpole and why?" I know it looks to its right
>but I do not know why? Anybody out there know?
Well, though I am not certain, my memory tells me the Eagle on the flagpole
and on the Great Seal, faces to the side of the olive branch of peace (in
the right talon). The other talon holds the arrows of war, and facing that
way would convey a different message.
Yours in Scouting,
Sam Houston Area Council
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