Retiring Old Glory


Anna Bolton | Greene County News About 1,200 old flags were respectfully retired on Flag Day, June 14, at the Greene County Fairgrounds. A large crowd of community members showed up to watch the patriotic event in its fifth year. The ceremony is a way to properly retire and dispose old, worn, tattered or soiled flags. Residents dropped off their flags prior to the event and also brought them to the fairgrounds that day. For more photos, check inside today’s paper.

Anna Bolton | Greene County News About 1,200 old flags were respectfully retired on Flag Day, June 14, at the Greene County Fairgrounds. A large crowd of community members showed up to watch the patriotic event in its fifth year. The ceremony is a way to properly retire and dispose old, worn, tattered or soiled flags. Residents dropped off their flags prior to the event and also brought them to the fairgrounds that day. For more photos, check inside today’s paper.


Anna Bolton | Greene County News

About 1,200 old flags were respectfully retired on Flag Day, June 14, at the Greene County Fairgrounds. A large crowd of community members showed up to watch the patriotic event in its fifth year. The ceremony is a way to properly retire and dispose old, worn, tattered or soiled flags. Residents dropped off their flags prior to the event and also brought them to the fairgrounds that day. For more photos, check inside today’s paper.

Anna Bolton | Greene County News About 1,200 old flags were respectfully retired on Flag Day, June 14, at the Greene County Fairgrounds. A large crowd of community members showed up to watch the patriotic event in its fifth year. The ceremony is a way to properly retire and dispose old, worn, tattered or soiled flags. Residents dropped off their flags prior to the event and also brought them to the fairgrounds that day. For more photos, check inside today’s paper.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2020/06/web1_PlacingFlags.jpgAnna Bolton | Greene County News About 1,200 old flags were respectfully retired on Flag Day, June 14, at the Greene County Fairgrounds. A large crowd of community members showed up to watch the patriotic event in its fifth year. The ceremony is a way to properly retire and dispose old, worn, tattered or soiled flags. Residents dropped off their flags prior to the event and also brought them to the fairgrounds that day. For more photos, check inside today’s paper.

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