Get ready for the Big Flag Weekend….it’s Defender’s Day in Baltimore!
Friday there is a ceremony at the Maryland Historical Society and the new Star Spangled Banner will then be carried through the streets of Baltimore to Fort McHenry. It will fly Saturday night…so get ready for lots of photos!
But before the celebration, here are some photos of some of the visitors who took stitches in the flag this summer.
Everyone’s favorite…the Oriole Bird!
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin….
U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes….
U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer….
Major Vince Vaise, chief interpreter at the Fort….
Mary Pickersgill and Dr. Beanes (Francis Scott Key was with him in the harbor)….
Blast soccer coach Danny Kelly….
Friends Penny and Pat…..
Elaine’s husband Brian ( lots of hubbies took stitches!)….
And lots of family members and grand kids!
This wonderful flag belongs to everyone who took a stitch….and everyone we thought about as we stitched. We feel so honored to be a part of this fabulous flag project!!