Showing ‘solemon dignity’ to Old Glory


Unservicable American Flags were retired by the Point Pleasant Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution on Tuesday, Flag Day. The event was held at Fort Randolph and began at 6:14 p.m. (June 14 being the designated Flag Day holiday), with assistance from Boy Scout Troops #258 and #259. SAR President Ed Cromley read a proclamation stating the flags presented were to be “appropriately destroyed with solemn dignity” before they were burned, while a troop member played Taps. The SAR chapter also fired a cannon during the ceremony. More photos from the event appear on the Point Pleasant Register’s website and Facebook page.


Unservicable American Flags were retired by the Point Pleasant Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution on Tuesday, Flag Day. The event was held at Fort Randolph and began at 6:14 p.m. (June 14 being the designated Flag Day holiday), with assistance from Boy Scout Troops #258 and #259. SAR President Ed Cromley read a proclamation stating the flags presented were to be “appropriately destroyed with solemn dignity” before they were burned, while a troop member played Taps. The SAR chapter also fired a cannon during the ceremony. More photos from the event appear on the Point Pleasant Register’s website and Facebook page.

Unservicable American Flags were retired by the Point Pleasant Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution on Tuesday, Flag Day. The event was held at Fort Randolph and began at 6:14 p.m. (June 14 being the designated Flag Day holiday), with assistance from Boy Scout Troops #258 and #259. SAR President Ed Cromley read a proclamation stating the flags presented were to be “appropriately destroyed with solemn dignity” before they were burned, while a troop member played Taps. The SAR chapter also fired a cannon during the ceremony. More photos from the event appear on the Point Pleasant Register’s website and Facebook page.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_6.15-PPR-Flag-Day.jpgUnservicable American Flags were retired by the Point Pleasant Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution on Tuesday, Flag Day. The event was held at Fort Randolph and began at 6:14 p.m. (June 14 being the designated Flag Day holiday), with assistance from Boy Scout Troops #258 and #259. SAR President Ed Cromley read a proclamation stating the flags presented were to be “appropriately destroyed with solemn dignity” before they were burned, while a troop member played Taps. The SAR chapter also fired a cannon during the ceremony. More photos from the event appear on the Point Pleasant Register’s website and Facebook page.

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