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People that desicrate our flag should be put in prison. Flg burning or descritation is not FREE SPEECH!! Free Speech is talking or words nothing more nothing less.
William Bracken, Lehigh Acres, Florida [06-30-1998]

Jennifer Hession, Rockville, Maryland [06-30-1998]

Bonita Oberster, Austin, TX [06-30-1998]

Laura Williams, San Diego, CA [06-30-1998]

Billy Isbell, Woodbridge VA [07-01-1998]

Keep up the good work.
Victor Johnson, Oak Ridge, TN, USA [07-01-1998]

I enjoyed the website on B. Ross. It was very informative. I had been looking for July 4, activities to use in summer school. Thanks. DeBorah D. McCray
DeBorah D. McCray, Gainesville, FL 32609 USA [07-01-1998]

Thank you for providing me with comprehensive regulations on the display and treatment of our American flag. This information will be used in an editorial addressing these issues for our July 1, 1998 issue.
John T. Toler, Warrenton, VA [07-01-1998]

Cathy Acker, Saegertown, Pennsylvania [07-01-1998]

Wonderful Information! Tank You!
Natasha Strickland, Fairfax, VA [07-01-1998]

Thank goodness for people like George Washington,Betsy Ross, Thomas Jefferson who saw the "big picture" of America.
Patrice, Charlotte NC [07-01-1998]

I enjoyed this site and tribute to Betsy Ross tremendously. I love and respect our flag and all it represents. Thank you for sharing this with us.
Cathy Adams, South Portland, Maine USA [07-01-1998]

Norma Larshus, Arlington, Washington 98223 [07-01-1998]

I thank God and my parents for being born in this great country of America. God has been so gracious to this country and she has been a blessing to the rest of the world. I pray that she remains faithful to God and obey His precepts the way our forefathers did.
Rev. Joseph Cortese, Bronx, New York [07-01-1998]

Thanks for this web page.....it is difficult to find information about Betsy Ross. I am glad you made this site. I am a teacher who would like to teach my students about her.
Heidi Blafer, LA [07-01-1998]

Wonderful! Thank you for this site...and the background information. I'm using this for a brief but hopefully inspiring speech in my Toastmasters Club in Sacramento on Monday (July 6).
Alan Smith, Sacramento, CA [07-01-1998]

It was great browsing this page. It had alot of good information of the American heritage and what the Flag stands for. All Americans should visit and get a bit of their history.
Anthony Mateo, Fresno, California [07-01-1998]

Nice page. I also make u.s flags. also custom flags.
carol k., fenton, michigan 48430 [07-01-1998]

I am researching Betsy Ross, who has been a lifelong heroine of mine since eighth-grade history in 1964. As a student of Mr. Hill's class at Harvey Lewis Jr. High School in San Diego, I asked if I could portray her in costume. Little did I know that 34 years later I would be preparing to portray her as a famous woman in the educational programs sponsored by Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills, California. If my script and presentation are approved, I will again portray her for school children and adults. What an honor! I also was able to share my love of her in 1993 when I brought my children to her home. My eight-year-old daughter loved the cat statue in the back yard and said that the visit to her home was the highlight of her trip to the East Coast. Can anyone help me find a replica of the original flag? I will need it as a prop for the presentation. I will also show the visitors how she made a perfect five-pointed star. Thank you so much for having so much information. I especially liked the thoroughness.
Deborah F. McIntosh, Newhall-Valencia-Santa Clarita California [07-01-1998]

Enjoyed the tour. Thanks
Becky, James Creek, PA [07-01-1998]

I love this web cause you have all the info you realy whot. And humm, Happy independence day in hearly. ;o) Peace -xxx-
Bruins, Gatineau,Que [07-01-1998]

Hello.
Paul Colvard, Galena, KS. [07-01-1998]

How anyone could distroy the flag and get away with it, is beyond me. My father and other good and solid men and women fought and died for what it represents. It stands for our freedom and it is our "colors". (That is for those who are into the colors of their group) It is the symbol of who we are as a country.
R.B., White City Or [07-01-1998]

Betsy Griscom Ross -- rules!
Dan Griscom, Reynoldsburg, Ohio [07-01-1998]

berta ferguson, clarkdale,az [07-01-1998]

CONGRATULATIONS; YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL FLAG.
FERNANDO MARTINEZ, Lima -Peru [07-01-1998]

Mrs. G. LaMore and Joy, Toronto, Canada [07-01-1998]

marla volpe, smithtown, ny [07-01-1998]

Thank you for having this site, I needed the information to teach to a Sunday School Group on a lesson about the Flag.
Barbara Yarn, Vancouver, Wa. [07-02-1998]

I'VE NEVER SEEN BETSY'S HOUSE. IT WAS A FASCINATING TOUR. SHE OUTLIVED THREE HUSBAND'S? SHE MUST HAVE BEEN AN INCREDIBLE WOMAN.
LINDA FIELD, LAUREL, MD [07-02-1998]

VIRGINIA DONES, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS [07-02-1998]

I can't believe the amount of people who don't even salute the flag when it goes by.
Maureen Hansen, Wallingford CT [07-02-1998]

Diana Moore-Girouard, San Jose, Ca [07-02-1998]

bette, Boston, Mass [07-02-1998]

Sarah Spillman, Austin, Texas USA [07-02-1998]

I have always thought I was Betsy Ross in a previous life. I cannot sew at all in this life.
Belinda Blalock, Fort Worth, TX [07-02-1998]

Kevin "Harry" Hopkins, Citrus Heights, CA (Sacramento County) [07-02-1998]

I thought the tour was great. --Very interesting, too! Thanks! Terri Roberson
Terri Roberson, Starkville, MS [07-02-1998]

Carelle Karimimanesh, Palo Alto, CA [07-02-1998]

The Fourth of July represents FREEDOM in a REAL free country! This may sound pollyannaish, but it IS the IDEAL that has been aspired to for the last 200+ years. We, THE PEOPLE, have let a bureaucratic nightmare run rampant over our world and our souls. For God's sake...for the sake of our children, STAND UP and take hold of the reigns of the "beast" while we still are able. This is YOUR country, not "The Government's".
Angel, MS Gulf Coast [07-02-1998]

Thanks, a really nice page. Keep up the good work.
Robert W. Aniba, San Diego, CA [07-02-1998]

davigil, Los Alamos, NM USA [07-02-1998]

We have been there but did injoy your tour!
k sprecher, TArpon Springs FL [07-02-1998]

D Dawes, Madera, CA USA [07-02-1998]

Does anyone know of a pattern of the Betsy Ross flag? I am in love with our flag and would love to make one for myself.
Andy Bailey, El Paso, TX 79912 [07-02-1998]

Thank you for a wonderful experience on the net. The music, the information and the historic knowledge published for our consumption and use is greatly appreciated. You are bookmarked and will be visited constantly and greatly appreciated. Your web site makes us so very much more proud of being Americans.
Sandra Gilmore & Jerome Marconi, Nashua, NH [07-02-1998]

Sandrine Cochard, Augusta, Georgia USA [07-02-1998]

William C. Castan Sr, Philadelphia, PA. [07-02-1998]

Pat McIngvale, Huntsville, AL [07-02-1998]

What FUN!!! Thanks for the red, white and blue information!!
Jane Church, Hayward, CA, USA [07-03-1998]

This is a great Independance Day tribute. Our family took the time to read the Declaration of Independance, about Betsy, etc. - something we hadn't done in many a year. Thanks for this wonderful page.
Judy Raymond, Trenton, Michigan [07-03-1998]

Bobby T. Hood, Greene County, MS [07-03-1998]

Anthony Sablan, Dededo, Guam [07-03-1998]

The Flag is allways flying at my home. Excellent Web page...very informative.
David Does, Ramsey, NJ 07446 [07-03-1998]

Laura, Washington State, East Side [07-03-1998]

Great site. I really enjoyed learning about the creator of our flag. This is a great site for teachers to use with their students. Thanks.
Tim Baranoski, Chambersburg, PA USA [07-03-1998]

Enjoyed the many July 4th messages very much. It would be great to repeat annually.
Harry Lake, Dayton, OH [07-03-1998]

Christy Sansom, Denton, TX [07-04-1998]

Betsy Ross Is My Greats Grandma.... GOD BLESS AMERICA!
Jacquelyn Gale Wilson, Brunswick, Georgia, United States [07-04-1998]

I feel that regardless if Betsy made the flag or not shouldn't matter. What does matter is what "OLD GLORY" stands for. The men and boys who gave their lives to protect us, this land, and our loved ones, our Freedom and democracy of our Great Country. That's what "OLD GLORY" stands for. So, it doesn't really matter if Betsy Ross made the flag or not. All I know is that I am proud to be an AMERICAN. And PROUD of our COUNTRY. Sincerely
Linda Kunz, Walker, Louisiana [07-06-1998]

Wake Up America
Lord it breaks my heart / To see this country die. / I'd like to see America / Still be "one nation under God." / But it's sold out to corruption / And become a great big lie. / You meant great things,oh Lord, / For a people who'd follow you. / America began right, / But turned aside as she grew. / Her gods are pride and power now, / Her conscience is clothed with greed. / She thinks she's rich and almighty, / Lord,not seeing her nakedness or her need. / I pray, Lord God, / America will remember and repent, / And not blaspheme your Holy name / For the judgments you have sent. / I pray that she will / Realize you want her to awake / That you are now,in mercy,offering your hand. / Lord I know from your Word, / You'd love to heal this land. / I remember the words / To a song I oft times sang / It echoes in my heart you see, / Lord, for now it means so much more to me, / "America, America, / God shed His grace on thee..."
Donna K. Duke, Montrose, Colorado [07-06-1998]

Celeste Leslie, Chula Vista, CA 91915 [07-06-1998]

Mark Nichols, Montrose Co. [07-06-1998]

Happy Birthday America 7/4/98
Teri [07-06-1998]

Michelle Zimmerman, Atlanta Ga [07-06-1998]

I just love this page!!!! What a great way to celebrate the 4th!!!! Keep them coming!!!!
Diane Carnahan, Michigan [07-06-1998]

Very Enjoyable!!Enjoyed the dolls in the gift shop.
Janice Plisko, Hibbs,PA [07-06-1998]

Jason Lande, Brooklyn Center, MN USA [07-06-1998]

Barbara Stamp, Salem, Ohio USA [07-06-1998]

Thank you so much, for taking the time and trouble to post the information on flag etiquette and flag folding. I was shocked to find out that my wife of 30 years, had no idea of the proper way to handle, display and show respect for our flag. Your web site not helper her, but refreshed my memory from my old Boy Scout days, as well.
Vernie D. Kirkman, Orleans, IN 47452 [07-06-1998]

The flag is flying at our house, my son is in the Marine Corps. Had my daughter in the Air Force and my eldest son in the Air Force. We are a family that serves, and I am proud of them. May we enjoy the freedom of this 4th holiday.
Shelagh Cummings, Pulaski, N.Y. USA [07-06-1998]

I learned a lot and especially enjoyed the directions for making the star!!
Christina McCullough, Mission Viejo, CA [07-06-1998]

Thank God for the U.S.A.
David E. Hardesty, Oakland Park, Florida [07-06-1998]

Patty Chappell, Spokane Wa [07-06-1998]

Shahida Benazir Shaikh, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan [07-06-1998]

Thank you for the great info. regarding Betsy Ross. I had been taught that her role in the flag was fiction. Thank you for the evidence supporting her. Bryon
Bryon Butler, New England [07-06-1998]

We visited the house in Philadelphia last year but this was the first time we saw it on the internet.
Nina & Amanda MacMullen and Mommy & Daddy, Hamilton New Jersey USA [07-06-1998]

God Bless the USA!
Edward Patton, Denver Colorado USA [07-06-1998]

Very interesting page, got some answers to flag trivia test that I needed.
B. Blake Shutt, Waldorf, MD [07-06-1998]

ENJOYED VISITING THIS WEB SITE.
MARGIE FULLERTON, ALBANY, GEORGIA [07-06-1998]

What a wonderful website, I love it!
Melissa D. Black, Cantonment, FL [07-06-1998]

Je to vyborne, zdravim vas.
Lubomir Klauco, Bratislava, Slovak Republic [07-06-1998]

Enjoyable web site.
Ashley B. Hart, Page, AZ [07-06-1998]

Pat Irvin, Akron, Ohio U.S.A. [07-06-1998]

Very nice web page.
Theodore Ditillo, Roanoke, Va. [07-06-1998]

WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ANY INFORMATION YOU HAVE ABOUT THE GARRISON FLAG?
GARY LEE PETERSON, ONALASKA, WISCONSIN [07-06-1998]

Thanks for an interesting site for the fourth! And for the opportunity to wish America a Happy Birthday. I love my country and I love Americans...its just the politicians I have a problem with. Were celebrating today with friends, a barbecue and bluegrass music. Wishing everyone today a great holiday , fun, good company and a moments reflection on how great our country is.
VIRGINIA GUERTIN, fitchburg ma 01420 [07-06-1998]

I have always held a warm feeling for Betsy Ross since the day i learned of her in the first grade. Her story had touched me so deeply that I dressed as Betsy for Halloween the following year. I'm not sure if I enjoyed learning about a woman of history for a change or just realized the honor of creating the first flag. Either way, she is an important part of our history. Happy Birthday America!
Angela Antal, Texas [07-06-1998]

I read about your site in my local newspaper. As a person who works in education, this site will be very useful. I plan on sharing your site with those I work with.
Joyce Lueder, Chicago Heights, Illinois [07-06-1998]

Jenny Ludwi, Bellingham, WA [07-06-1998]

Thanks for the history lesson. My mom and I were talking about Betsy and George just yesterday.
Drew Dickensheets, Windsor, Mo [07-06-1998]

I was born on Flag Day. I am a proud, flag-waving citizen. I have a certificate issued to my grandfather, who was among the original donors to assist in the efforts to preserve the Betsy Ross House. This framed certificate has been displayed in the homes of our family throughout the years. It has special meaning for me! Thank you for your efforts to maintain this bit of our history!
Alice Carnrite Teal, Marmora, NJ,USA [07-06-1998]

We are learning about the Flag today. Thank you for helping teach us. Happy 4th of July.
Dustin Bowles, Lindsey Bowles, Chelsey DeZarn, Daryl Phillips, Dixon, California United States of America [07-06-1998]

Your Betsy Ross page is a very fine item for research & refreshing long forgotten school lessons. I used some of your material this morning in giving a talk at a formal flag raising ceremony. Thanks much Dan Saunders
Dan H Saunders, Roswell, NM 88201 [07-06-1998]

I thought your web site was very nice, I really liked it. Didn't know it was there until I read it in the newspaper today. It refreshed my memory, as it has been so long since I've been in school. Thank you I will pass the site onto my grandchildren so they may also injoy it. Thanks agin. Betty
Betty Wieser, Livermore, California [07-06-1998]

I was born in Philly and raised as a boy in Alantic City. I remember my Aunt Betty taking me to Betsy Ross's home in the year 1950. I was seven then. Thanks for the memory. Sparky
Sparky Cohen, San Jose, CA [07-06-1998]

Kevin Sanger, Happaugu, New York [07-06-1998]

I love our flag and its colors. It truly is a grand flag, that I am proud to display.
teri Rush, Placentia Ca. 92870 [07-06-1998]

What a wonderful way for those of us not able to visit in person. I was fascinated! Thank You.
Janis Whetstine, Clarkston, Washington 99403 [07-06-1998]

Donna J. Brown, Fryeburg Maine [07-06-1998]

I just wanted to say hi, and that I love the 4th of July and fireworks.
Katerina Stojmenova, Haskell, NJ, Passaic county [07-06-1998]

Your Betsy Ross homepage was very neat
Sally Steidl, Vancouver, Washington [07-06-1998]

Ligia Mejia, Marietta, Ga. [07-06-1998]

Lisa Chreene, Sparks, Mayland, art teacher, 26 [07-06-1998]

Thank you for helping to preserve history, and patriotism. I have three children and constantly encourage them to be American Patriots.
Jerry Baxter, Cosby, Tennessee 37722 [07-06-1998]

We both enjoyed your web page have a great 4th of July. May America remain the home of the"FREE AND THE BRAVE" have a wonderful summer.
William & Pauline Thurston, Kirkland, WA. USA [07-06-1998]

Your site was a bonus to our July 4th celebration! Just reading the articles renewed our sense of pride in our great nation!! THANK YOU.
Jim and Shelby Castlen, Pineville, KY [07-06-1998]

I enjoyed reading about this bit of history.
Joe De Baker, East Moline, Illinois USA [07-06-1998]

Mary Gallagher, Flower Mound Texas [07-06-1998]

Karen Morgan, Cortland, OH [07-06-1998]

History is wasted on the young. How much more I appreciate our history now; what a wonderful way to learn and recall what I didn't pay attention to years ago in school. Thank You!!!
Marianne J. Whitney, New City, New York, [07-06-1998]

I was here to gather information for a class to my Sunday school. It has been a big help and gave me some very interesting data. I learned from yur site. Thank you.
Paul Young, Cambridge, ID [07-06-1998]

the virtual tour was nice you should add more flag trivia for fun
Don Morse, gibbstown, nj [07-06-1998]

David Hirschfield, Canoga Park, CA [07-06-1998]

Daniel Newell, US Air Force stationed in Turkey. [07-06-1998]

Jay B. Day [07-06-1998]

Brian Howe, Hubert, NC [07-06-1998]

Very happy to find and access the information from your site! My brother and I were setting up for tomorrows 4th celebration and weren't sure of the prpoer way to display the flag vertically against a wall. Thanks for the help. I'll be back tin order to purchase a couple of flags at another time.
Mark A. Faber, Walnut Creek, CA U.S.A [07-06-1998]

Amy Graveson, Staten Island, N.Y. [07-06-1998]

James E. Petet, Independence, MO [07-06-1998]

Your Page Is Awesome! I love to look at history. I am still in high school and I think it is great that you have a page about this famous woman. Keep up the good work! Peace!!
Becky, United States [07-06-1998]

Mike and Mona Passignano, Denton, TX. [07-06-1998]

Great site. Very informative.
Joan Plantinga, San Jose, CA [07-06-1998]

Excellent site here. Not my first visit, but my first question. Would it be justified to fly the flag with the union down, to demonstrate your feel for a change, a sort of revolution. The government does things that everyone knows is wrong. Could this be a protest against these things? Thank you for your help. Once again, excellent site! P.S. One more question. Do you have any idea for the reasoning behind schools not teaching the role of God in the creation of this wonderful nation? Thank you, UA
United Americans, BA, MD, USA [07-06-1998]

I have found your site to be quite informative. I am pleased to see that material of this kind is available to add insight and to educate people as to the history surrounding our Nation's Colors, and what "OLD GLORY" represents. My thanks to you!
Scott Early, Past State Chaplain, Dept. of Ohio Sons of AMVETS [07-06-1998]

Colleen Hansen, Donna, Texas [07-06-1998]

Enjoyed you 4th of July information.
Jo Ann Buche, Iola, Kansas 66749 [07-06-1998]

Kathy Young, Newport News, Va. [07-06-1998]

I guess showing ones patriotism and resepect for OUR flag in public isn't a cool thing to do anymor., But no matter where she flies, how big or how small, new, tattered or worn she always flies proud. Great site, thank you so very much.
G. A. Ricchiuti, Canton, OH [07-06-1998]

Debbie Fleming, West Monroe, LA [07-06-1998]

danyelle forbes [07-06-1998]

Your web site promotes a feeling of patriotism with the splashes of red, white, and blue. I look for American History programs, especially during the time of the Revolutionary period, and have viewed your Betsy Ross section. I can almost hear John Phillip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever" being performed by a great orchestra as I view your site. THANKS!
Joyce N. Truitt, Valrico, FL USA [07-06-1998]

Leslie Brock [07-06-1998]

We're going to Philadelphia next week and hope to visit the house. Thanks!
C. Gessler, Westerville, OHIO, USA [07-06-1998]

Great to visit right after the Fourth of July.
Claire jepson, Kirksville, MO [07-07-1998]

I visited Betsy Ross's house in Philadelphia and my sister and I thought it extremly boring although we usually like historical places.
Jillian K., USA [07-08-1998]

Afro-American History, 4th of July
Michael A. Rodgers, Moreno Valley, CA USA [07-08-1998]

I just got my webtv,so I am just getting to know how to us it. I did not get to check out all of your web page tonight, but what I did read will make me come back to read it all. Very good.
Otto Mielke, Tomahawk,WI [07-08-1998]

nice site.... thank you!
Royanna Borden, Liberal, Kansas [07-08-1998]

Debbie Davis, Midlothian, VA [07-08-1998]

I used this site to resolve a dispute between my two children, aged 7 and 9. The younger insisted that Betsy Ross was a legend and didn't actually sew the first flag. He said he'd seen a movie about it in school. The eldest insisted Betsy Ross was real. This dispute nearly came to blows. I appreciated being able to look it up on the Net!
Nancy Smith, Clifton, Virginia [07-08-1998]

Very nice web page.
Wil Bell, Fairfax, VA [07-08-1998]

Daniel E. A. Timm, Arlington, Virginia [07-08-1998]

Congratulations on a wonderfully put together presentation. I will love showing this to my granddaughter. I hope I can explain why this "Ross" cannot sew on a button and Betsy is making flags! Thank you for the tour, Elva Ross Jones
Elva Ross Jones, Dunbar, West Virginia [07-08-1998]

Deb Shelton [07-10-1998]

Karin Almendarez, El Paso, Texas [07-10-1998]

Never have a seen a more beautiful color than the Red, White and Blue. In my 16 years in U.S. Navy and all the years before and after I have Loved the National Ensign of the United States of America. Angered when I heard that congress said it was alright to burn the flag. I guess country music singer Merle Haggard said it best "Now that it's alright to burn the Bill of Rights guess nobody really needs old Uncle Sam" I DO! In my travels in the Navy I have been to places that hace really made me realize how much I have in this country, and how much it all really means to me. God Bless all those have fought and died for America, the Flag and to keep other Americans free. I believe that when our fore fathers were thinking of to represent our great country they came up with the Bald Eagle, Don't we now and haven't always soared above the rest of the world, After all we are the best. The Red, White and Blue (the colors that don't or never will run) I Love this country I! am very Proud to serve her. God Bless America. Thank you. Sincerely, PO2 Delbert D. Madison, USN
Delbert Madison, USS Bonhomme Richard LHD-6 [07-10-1998]

I am taking a class and I had to come to this site. When I start my lesson planning activity I hope to use this site for my students. Lyle Hedin
Lyle D. Hedin, Billings, Montana 59101 [07-10-1998]

I think this is a great service you provide to citizens of the United States. Keep up the good work!
Cor Pechtl, North Dakota, USA [07-10-1998]

Beautiful web site! A few years ago, my husband and I were very fortunate to visit Philadelphia, and Betsy's home, so it's been a treat to "visit" again. Touring this site creates an irresistable urge to redecorate with red, white & blue! Now I'm beginning to wonder: is there a virtual tour of Ben's home, too? Thanks again!
Chris Wyrick, Acampo, CA [07-15-1998]

I was born on the 4th of July and I really am proud of the American Flag!
Denise Sodowsky, Blackwell, OK 74631 [07-15-1998]

I enjoyed your site, I am a beginning ele. edu. teacher and am always looking for ideas!
Jennifer Jenkins, Rochester, Ny [07-15-1998]

Francisco N. Manallo, Beckley, WV [07-16-1998]

Hi, I just finished the tour. I love the web, I can now get our flags flown and handled the right way. Six months ago I didn't have a clue. Sad but true, now I am getting the best information and am sharing all that I learn. What a great service to every American. I am planning several ceremonies for the yacht club and this information gives me everything I need. Thanks sooooo very much. Sail With Attitude! Harriette
anonymous [07-16-1998]

Lisa Almond, Jax, FL [07-16-1998]

Great page! I can't wait to use it in my classroom.
Sallee McAnelly, Missouri [07-16-1998]

i like your site
kolin nathan cameron feagin, village mills, texas [07-16-1998]

Mary Beckley, Mifflinburg, PA [07-16-1998]

looking forward to a brief visit to phila. so great to find a page or ten on all the things I hope to see.
m. pagano, brooklyn ny [07-16-1998]

i enjoyed viewing the Betsy Ross house. I was born in Philadelphia and remember my parents bringing me to visit this historic site many years ago.
Josephine Modica, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. [07-16-1998]

Beautiful!
Wilma Christensen, Marion, Indiana [07-16-1998]

Thelma McKay, Show Low, Arizona [07-16-1998]

Would a member of your staff email me as to the position of the 26 stars in the 1837 flag? Our village is celebrating its 160th birthday next month (August) and we plan to create a giant American flag cake (with cupcakes, to be sure!) to be shared by all who join in our weekend of celebration. I would like our flag to be historically accurate. Did they use a 6-7-6-7 arrangement, a 7-6-7-6, or did our forefathers get creative? Thanks in advance for your help.
Karen Schmitt, Long Grove, IL [07-17-1998]

Mary Hunter, St. Paul [07-17-1998]

VERY INTERESTING AND VERY WELL BROUGHT TOGETHER WITH PICTURES AND COPY.
PAMELA DEFFENBAUGH, ABILENE, TEXAS [07-17-1998]

hi
maggie hanson, Bakerfield California [07-17-1998]

Please send me some info. about Betsy Ross. Thanks.
Jessica, Jax.Fl. [07-17-1998]

I'M TRYING TO FIND THE NAMES OF BETSY ROSS CHILDREN A FRIEND OF MINE IS RELATED TO BETSY ROSS AND I WAS TRYING TO FIND THE CHILDRENS NAMES FOR HER. ALSO WE ARE TRYING TO FIND HOW THE BATEY IS RELATED TO BETSY ROSS THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME .AND ANY HELP YOU CAN GIVE US.
CATHY HEBERT, TOLEDO,OHIO [07-17-1998]

Betsy Ross is great!! I'm coming to see the house tomorrow...
Valdis Rigdon, La Fayette [07-18-1998]

Sentimental to me. My father was born next door to the Betsy Ross House in 1898. Now a parking lot. I have visited the site many times
Harold Yoskin, Pompano Beach, FL 33069 [07-18-1998]

Great site keep up the good work.
Tim Middleton, Richmond, VA [07-18-1998]

I've enjoyed your site. I hope to use some of the information in my class. Is the information changed frequently or could I get the same info later? If it changes I will know to copy what i need when iI see it. Thanks!
Barbara Phillips, Indianapolis, IN [07-18-1998]

Great info. Found the answers to all my questions.
Sally Heagerty, Pittsburgh, Pa [07-18-1998]

Darlene Eakin, Polk, PA [07-20-1998]

Denise Hager, Odenton, MD, Anne Arundel County [07-20-1998]

Proud to be an American. Proud to fly the Flag !
Shannon, Yorktown, VA [07-20-1998]

billy [07-20-1998]

Jessica Wright, Hermann,Mo [07-21-1998]

Joe E. Partridge, Clinton, Ms 39056 [07-21-1998]

My father used to fly all types of American Flags and in his honor and the American tradition I have purchased a pole and I am beginning to fly his flags again. Of course I am coming to this webpage to refresh my American history. Thank You for the lessons.
Ward Mankin, Tulsa Oklahoma [07-21-1998]

Jan Dienstberger, Ashland, Ohio 44805 [07-21-1998]

I am a member of The Jonathan Adams Society, South Carolina Society, National Society Children of the American Revolution. I have been greatly rewarded in visiting this site. Thank you. I am most appreciative.
Theresa Fuller, Lexington, SC [07-21-1998]

Thanks for the mini "vacation" -- enjoyed it very much!!
Peggy M. Mercurio, East Providence, Rhode Island [07-21-1998]

The Betsy Ross site is a very interesting one. If and when i ever get to Philadelphia, I will be sure to make the trip to see her home. This is real history.
Robin Graham, Gahanna,Ohio [07-21-1998]

Arlene [07-22-1998]

Karen Burden, Wilkes-Barre, PA [07-23-1998]

Jo Watkins, Collinsville, Ok. 7-22-98 [07-23-1998]

Debbie Parker, Portage, IN [07-23-1998]

heather sedran, sudbury, ontario, canada [07-23-1998]

My 91 year old father in law wanted information about the US flag. I have found exactly what he is looking for. Thank you
Diane Patten, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 [07-23-1998]

My father, was the person who taught me to enjoy the american flag. I have ten siblings, and every year since I was born My father had hosted the annual 4th of July picnic to honor our independance. We have always flown a 13 star flag, and now that my father is gone, we continue the picnic, with over 100 family members in attandance, and aroung fifty misc. friends. So for at least 40 years that I know of The 13 star flag has been flying on the 4th at the same park thanks to a man born on July 1st, 1921, my Father Gene Hale. Thanks you for allowing me to comment.
Robin Hale-Decker, Lathrop, MO, USA, (Formerly Kansas City, MO) [07-24-1998]

William R. Driver, Jr., Crystal Lake, IL. [07-24-1998]

Harold Duby, Honolulu, HI 96815 [07-24-1998]

enjoyed your page Will order a flag in the not to distant future.
Frank Bailey, Grand Junction, Colorado U.S.A. [07-27-1998]

I enjoyed listening to the views mentioned on C-SPAN2 regarding flag desecration. My interest was held for a long time and I couldn't shut the TV off even though it was past 11:00pm. (I'm a mom of 3 and one is a newborn, so I'm very tired and no rest during the night). I hope citizens of our country continue to preserve the true meaning of our Flag and respect the issues surrounding it. I will teach my children the importance of believing in and honoring something that means just about everything to a true American Citizen- for without it where would we be?
Judith A. Magalhaes, E. Freetown, Mass. 02717 [07-27-1998]

Carla, Georgia,U.S.A. [07-27-1998]

I'm a fifth grade teacher and teach about American History. I was impressed that your plans are for kindergarten students. Actually, fifth graders can use some of the same ideas. I did not have time to read all of the plans. Our school will be online for the first time this school term (which begins next week for us) and I plan to use these pages with my class. I already have the social studies lesson plans page marked on my personal list of favorites. I was really surprised to visit again and find such exciting information. Thank you.
Christine Faircloth [07-28-1998]

Her house is so pretty and nice.
Laurene Uy, Walnut,California [07-29-1998]

This reminded my why I'm so proud to be an American! What an AMazing woman to represent an Amazing country!
Raechel Byrne-Grabarz, Seymour, CT [07-29-1998]

I enjoyed visiting this web site and learning more information about Betsy Ross. My family is related to Betsy Ross through her third husband John Claypoole and it is rare to find information about her personal life. Thank you for including information about her marriage to my ancestor.
Jane Claypool, St. Petersburg, Florida [07-29-1998]

I'm glad to be named after her!
Betsy, San Jose, CA, USA [07-30-1998]

I'm in search of a family I never knew. It appears that Rosehill in Lee county Virginia has a lot of answers for me but I can't seem to find it! I was told there may be a Bartley cemetery there but I still can't find it! If you have a moment.... I can help me with an address or map or another direction would you mind emailing me. I "appreciate" your time!
Deborah Bartley-Perry, California [07-31-1998]

I found all the information I needed with the exception of one thing. I need to know why the flag is folded the way it is folded. I was able to find out how to fold it but not why it is folded the way it is folded. Otherwise I found this site most helpful. Thank you, Pat
anonymous, Va Beach, VA , USA [08-04-1998]

Heidi Smith, Northern Illinois [08-04-1998]

After reading some stuff here. I learned The real meaning of the flag. It makes me proud to live in the U.S. now. I feel the pain of what it must have been like. I'm only 13 and a lot of this stuff I didn't even learn yet. Thank for making a difference in mine and other peoples lifes. Angela Carr
Angela Carr, 113 Hawk Drive,Evans City Pa 16033 [08-05-1998]

greg logue, champaign,il [08-05-1998]

L.FOWLER [08-06-1998]

Kelley Kiser, Klamath Falls, OR [08-06-1998]

paul elischer, talking rock, ga 30175 [08-06-1998]

What a wonderful web site!!!
Laura Franklin, Prosperity,SC [08-06-1998]

I'd be interested in anything you would be able to send me to help with my American history classes for 8th grade.
Vicki L. Derr, Damon Tx. 77430 [08-06-1998]

Luis I. Ramírez, Odessa, Tx [08-06-1998]

This is a really nice page. The american flag has an importance to me. It is always in my heart!!
Tiffani walllace, Sparks Nv [08-06-1998]

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Evan Fishman, Towson, MD USA [08-07-1998]

Grew up in Philly and always enjoyed visitng the historic district. Now from Nebraska I can revist them from my computer and introduce friends to the history of our nation.
Frank Bracken, Omaha Nebraska [08-07-1998]

I WORK AT A NAVAL MUSEUM IN CC, TEXAS(USS LEXINGTON CV16 THE BLUE
MIKE CARRICO, CORPUS CHRISTI,TEXAS USA [08-10-1998]

This page is a terrific help. We will pass the address on to our trrops who are learning about flags and planning ceremonies.
Girl Scouts-Wilderness Road Council, Lexington, KY USA [08-12-1998]

Was pleased with the information I read. My granddaughter starts school this year and I know that things like this will be very helpful to her in later years.
Cathy Smith, Rushville, Indiana, United States [08-12-1998]

I wanted to let you know that i put a link to your page on my website so that people may learn more about historical figures.
Rusty, Minneapolis, MN [08-12-1998]

I really enjoyed this page. As the author of The Ode To The Flag, it was extremely enlghtning. Please visit my site where I will add a link to this page if it is alright.
Linda Cunningham, Winchester, VA [08-13-1998]

I am glad to see accurate history on our great city of Philadelphia. Thanks alot for this great resource.
Jim, Levittown, PA, USA [08-13-1998]

I'm a 3rd grade teacher looking for ideas to go with my unit of study on the American flag.
Desiree Dillon, Oceanside, Ca [08-13-1998]

Great site! I teach American History and have chosen this site for my students to explore! Thanks
Linda Thompson, Colorado Springs, CO [08-13-1998]

Hey! Besty are we related?
Tina Ross, Jackson,SC USA [08-16-1998]

Loved your Betsy page. On my homepage I am taking a virtual tour of America this year. This week I'm visiting Penn- sylvania, mostly Philadelphia. I featured your web site. Thanks...
Linda Foster, Spokane, Washington [08-24-1998]

Charlene Martin [08-24-1998]

My family enjoyed touring Betsy's house during our vacation to Philadelphia last year. I recently discovered this web page and find it very informative. I plan to have my Cub Scout group use it while working on their citizenship badge.
Teresa Russett, Fremont, CA [08-24-1998]

JoAnn Lebowitz, Levittown Pa [08-24-1998]

I am related to Betsy Ross and am very interested in learning more about her! Do you know anyone else who is related to her? Thanks!
robin wilson hall, atlanta, ga [08-24-1998]

great site--the first flag i bought to display from my home was a betsy ross.
rosie, bluffs, illinois [08-24-1998]

There is a lot of blood that was given so that we can still fly our colors. The eagle is our national bird, but it is a crime if you kill one. It should be a crime to burn our flag. It has more meaning than an eagle. Good luck to all flag supporters.
Walter Shaffer, New Windsor, NY 12553 [08-24-1998]

Christopher M, Ross [08-24-1998]

Harry Hopkins, No. CA [08-24-1998]

I LIKE WRESTLING.I LIKE WWF AND WCW.
Ashley, Sod,W.V.,U.S.A., [08-24-1998]

I am using this site to show social studies teachers what wonderful learning opportunities await students in cyberspace. Thank you for your wonderful site!
Bonnie Cole Hobson, Harrisonburg, Virginia [08-24-1998]

Your pages are very interesting and educational. All Americans should visit Betsy Ross page and learn to respect our flag today like we did when I was young. I have the American Flag and a USMC flag flying on the front of my house this morning. Semper Fi! Don
Donald J. Pursley, McKinney, TX [08-24-1998]

This had just the information I was looking for. Thanks!
Lynnette, Beaumont, Ca [08-24-1998]

Being a native Philadelphian for the first 35 years of my life, I visited the Betsy Ross house only once. I now live in California and have been back "home" 5 times in the last 30 years. I have had the great pleasure to take my grandchildren (3) to visit the Betsy Ross House. I hope that I have given them a view into our history. No matter how far away you move or how long you are gone, you always remember "home" and all the history that helped Philadelphia become what it is today. It is with great pride that I call myself a native Philadelphian. If my company hadn't moved to California, I would still be living "home".
Rocky Martralli, Ventura, California [08-24-1998]

This is so Cool!!!
Kelie Stocking, Montana [08-24-1998]

Lauren Wargo [08-25-1998]

Very interesting, Enjoyable for all. Thanks.
Leon Jenkins, Kansas CIty, Mo [08-25-1998]

PHIL PEARSON, MARION, INDIANA [08-25-1998]

Great site, keep it up!!!
Fridolin Kathan, Clausdorf, Germany [08-25-1998]

It was an interesting sight to be able to see all of that on a computer screen.
Melissa Angela Surgick, Stockton, California [08-25-1998]

Betsy Ross was a very brave and interst woman
Sherry Jo Loftis, Lafayette [08-25-1998]

I love america
Kimberly Bennett, Georgia [08-25-1998]

It's great to know that some people have taken the time and to putting together a wonderful website about our Nation's first flag. GREAT JOB!!
Allen J. Guttormson, Grand Forks, ND [08-27-1998]

Valerie, Mt. Vernon, Indiana [08-27-1998]

Dixie Duke, Tuscaloosa, Alabama [08-27-1998]

I appreciate the web page. I recently spent several months deployed in the sands of Kuwait. I remember waking up every morning to the inspirational sight of the Stars and Stripes flying over the kabal (base camp). Our flag means different things to different people. I'm proud of what it means to me.
Wayne Sodowsky, Fort Stewart, GA [08-28-1998]

This site helped my son answer some home work questions on the flag. we will return when we hvae more time to check out the house of betsy ross and also have it bookmarked for further information
Shelly Ehrmantraut, Umatilla, oregon [08-28-1998]

Love anything red, white blue or Americian.
Donna J. Cook, Geneseo, NY [08-28-1998]

As a kindergarten teacher, my children are just learning The Pledge. I can't wait to tell them about the 5 pointed star and cut one for them.
Becky Fama, Beckley, WV 25801 [08-31-1998]

Today my wife and I were picking up my daughter up from school and there were two fourth graders taking down the flag and trying to fold it. They were having a hard time because they forgot how to fold it so they were laying it on the grown and I went over and showed them what to do and what not to do. I am a veteran so I do not like to see people or kids miss using the flag,also another veteran came over and thanked me for what I had done and told me she was going to talk to the principal about what had happened. Any way I just thought I would find some information about our flag and pass it on to the fourth graders and also show them what to do. Thank you for listening to me and if anyone can add some information about the flag I would welcome it thank you. Bob
Bob Bridgers, Belle Fourche,South Dakota [08-31-1998]

this site is cool, and I can't wait to have my fifth graders visit it. Very informative.
Donna shortt, Festus, Mo. [08-31-1998]

I am working on a friends genealogy who is a Griscom descendant. I would be happy to compare notes on the Griscom line.
Gil Abar, Benicia, CA [08-31-1998]

P.J. Fenstermacher, Charlottesville, VA 22903 [08-31-1998]

The tour was wonderful!! It was just like being there myself. I hope many visitors will enjoy it as much as I have!!
Kathy Varner, St. Thomas, Pennsylvania [08-31-1998]

Needed to find out the meaning of red, white and blue for a homework assignment - thanks for the assist.
Lisa Volonte, Chicago, IL [09-01-1998]

Having become over the past 3 years one of those "non-traditional" students, I am reveling in having so many wonderful doors of discovery opening to me. This is certainly one of the gems. I am taking an Introduction to American Studies course this term, and this will definitely be one of the web sites I come back to for reference material.
Sherry Blake, Lancaster, PA [09-01-1998]

This will help me greatly teaching Japanese students about our flag.
Susan Kelly, Osaka, Japan [09-02-1998]

Kevin Logan [09-04-1998]

becca, Oklahoma [09-04-1998]

I enjoyed Touring Besty Ross' Home on the Internet I Hope Some Day I will be able to see her home in person
Rachel Campbell, Tullahoma, Tennessee [09-04-1998]

Glad there was a Betsy! And wasn't she lucky that she only had 13 to sew back then?
Diana De Haven, Colorado Springs, CO [09-04-1998]

First of all, this is a GREAT site. I visited Philly a few years ago and went to the Betsy Ross house and several other sights. It was enjoyable and interesting to visit then as it is now in this way. It makes me happy to know that invaluable pieces of history are preserved and made available for future generations. Secondly, to Rocci Hildum (07-06-98): Lighten up and thank God you live in this free country however flawed it was or still is!
M Kirkland, Largo,FL [09-04-1998]

Just doing a little research on the house. My Great-Great Grandfather Charles Philip Mund was the last private owner of 239 Arch st. before selling the house to the American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association in 1902. Bill Arnold
Bill Arnold, Libertyville, IL [09-04-1998]

Thank you for this informative and educational page! It does help with schoolwork. :) http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Woods/1906/usapledge.html>
Angelic Song, USA [09-04-1998]

I am enjoying visiting you online very much. Judy mahoney
Judith A. Mahoney, West Roxbury, Mass. [09-04-1998]

Christine Erickson, U.S. military serving in Germany [09-06-1998]

This is a really cool site!
Kristen, Texas Dallas [09-06-1998]

Very nice home page. I have never been in the house, even though I viisted it, from the outside only, on a walking tour during the Boy Scout Jamboree at Valley Forge, in 1950. Plan to see it in person, in the near future.
William F. Amey Jr., Ambler, Pa. USA [09-06-1998]

Hi!!!
Becky Fleming, Elkridge,Maryland [09-06-1998]

Look forward to visiting the museum
Lucy Kordelski, Reading Pa [09-06-1998]

I'm a Fifth Grade teacher and I think this site is wonderful!
Raleen Cox, Olathe, KS [09-07-1998]

Just stopped by to look for the words to patriotic songs for my kids in my first grade classroom.
Sandie Ellington, Willingboro, NJ [09-07-1998]

Autumn Welch [09-07-1998]

Just an assignment for government
Kelli O'Neil, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD [09-08-1998]

My grandfather was Andrew Ross who died in 1940's. He used to tell me I was related to the original Betsy Ross. Have been trying to check out our genealogy but haven't been able to get far. Enjoyed looking at the Betsy Ross page. Unknown what my grandfather's two wives' surnames were. His children were Earl Judson-Parker Ross, Thomas Ross, Carrie Ross, Daisey Ross, and Thomas Ross. Any info on my family tree would be appreciated.
Betsy Ross-Voorhees, Herkimer, NY [09-08-1998]

I found your site very informative and will be sharing it with my Cub Scout Den. Thank you!
T Sirles, Houston, Texas [09-08-1998]

beautiful site
Carisa Powers, Houston,Texas [09-08-1998]

The flag is cool. Really cool.
Carisa Sindelar, Houston, Texas [09-08-1998]

Kimberly Brown, Grantham, Pennsylvania [09-08-1998]

I looked up the info on Betsy Ross for my grand-daughters, and her mother and I are impressed with your tour and the information you have created on the web site. Thank you!
Kathy Davidson, Meridian, ID [09-10-1998]

Linda Anglemyer, Lanham, Md. 20706 [09-10-1998]

Sheila Turunen, Beach Park IL [09-11-1998]

I found all of this quite intresting. I have recently found out that my greatx5 grandfather was Betsy Ross' first husbands brother. I didn't realize we had such history in the family! Thank you so much for this site.
Kristine Laird, LaGrande, Or. [09-11-1998]

i am doing a report on Betsy Ross for school and found your site very useful!
tonic1384, oh [09-11-1998]

I think this is a great idea, is there such a thing as a BETSY ROSS FOUMNDATION, Keep up the GREAT WORK - JOE
Joseph P. Collimns, Boston, Massachusetts [09-11-1998]

glade to visit this place need to info all children of the flag and get rid of the draft dodger in the white house, he has ,cause more shame on the president of this country and low respect for our, flag.
j.d. johnson, central city, ky. usa [09-12-1998]

This is a great website! Thank you for it! I am a Cub Scout den leader & we're doing a project on the flag! Your website is giving me lots of material to share w/the boys!
Cyndi Olsen, Antioch, California [09-12-1998]

J Moseman, San Mateo, California [09-12-1998]

This is a very imformitaive site I like it
Brandy Phy, Coal Township PA [09-13-1998]

My visit was very pleasant. I enjoyed and learned much. THANK YOU for providing it. Leonard Sitongia.
Leonard Sitongia, San Diego, CA [09-14-1998]

PEG S. Rettew -CROSS, lancaster,penna. [09-14-1998]

Pattie Stivender, Lexington, KY [09-14-1998]

Hi, it was really nice seeying and reading all this. Nice house, it's way cool!! Love frim Chuly Pelle
Chuly, London [09-15-1998]

Kimball S. West, Rock Springs, WY [09-15-1998]

summer fuller, monticello, fl 32345 [09-15-1998]

thanks for finally making it easy to find history info
brian tennyson, philadelphia [09-15-1998]

misty and judy [09-15-1998]

Enjoyed the tour. Thanks for making it available. Terry Byers, Muleshoe, TX 79347
anonymous [09-15-1998]

Have visited Philadelphia with my grandchildren and been to the Betsy Ross house. My dad had told me that Betsy and George Ross were ancestors but unable to confirm. Have verified that Isaac Ross fought in the Revolution and is ancestor. Have not been able to confirm Isaac's parents of David & Experience. There may be a connection through that. Great story that some want to discredit.
Kenneth L. Ross, Sr., 16 West Lake, Nashville, TN 37205 [09-15-1998]

lee, USA [09-15-1998]

hi, iam lissa and I'mstudying Betsy ross. Thankyou so much for making a Betsy ross home page sicerly lissa shipman
lissa shipman, america colorado [09-15-1998]

carrie and adrain [09-15-1998]

This Room Was Very Helpful For Me. I Was Able To See What Betsy's Past Was Like. It Also Helped Me On Her Biography Report. Bryan Carstensen
Bryan Casrstensen, Cudahy, WI [09-15-1998]

Kelsey Orem, Monroe, NC [09-15-1998]

Margaret Murray, Williston, ND [09-15-1998]

roni espanola, san diego ca. usa [09-16-1998]

Beverly A. Perry, Downingtown, PA 19335 [09-16-1998]

Meredith Wainscott, Goodwell, OK Texas County USA [09-16-1998]

All my life (I'm 354 now) every teacher, every college professor decided to give me Betsy Ross as my Historical Figure project. Just wanted to see if any new information has been discovered. I couldn't think of a better American to be named after
Betsy Jones, Pittsburgh, PA [09-16-1998]

Excellent site!
Ann Valder, Des Moines, IA USA [09-17-1998]

This is a COOL Web site
Shawn Shelton, Alma,AR Alma MIddle School [09-17-1998]

After a recent visit back to my home town in NJ, I learned that Betsy Ross had stayed in the house where I grew up. A book "Betsy Ross the Griscom Legacy" is out with a picture of my grandparents house and the story of Betsy Ross staying there. I was thrilled to learn of this as I have always had a special admiration for Betsy and our Flag.
Connie Sheppard (Maiden Name), Born in Stowe Creek, NJ [09-18-1998]

Bill Neff, Whitehall PA [09-18-1998]

i like you web site iam here for a school project
kat, rockford mn us [09-18-1998]

Right now our class is studing about the colonies, and about the revolutionary war.Each student had to do a report about an important person. I got Besty Ross, and right now I'm trying to answer so questions about her.
Koy Saechao, Cottonwood, CA [09-18-1998]

Well, i'm a A+ student and I find this website very interesting and I Love It.
Lindsay Ryan, Cottonwood, CA U.S.A!!!!! [09-18-1998]

Great! I am doing research for one of my elementary education credentialing classes and found this site. Very helpful. When I begin teaching, I will use this site.
Cynthia Alexander, Bellflower, CA [09-18-1998]

lauren donovan, liverpool ny [09-19-1998]

My daughter is doing a project on Betsy Ross. She will enjoy visiting this website. I have been impressed with all the information available.
Penny Welch, Bellingham, WA [09-19-1998]

Hannah Walsh, Syracuse , NY [09-21-1998]

Brennan and Jenna Manes, Maryland [09-21-1998]

Thanks for the honour of the visit, may the stars ever burn as brightly, Frank
Frank Callery, Dublin, Ireland [09-22-1998]

Alexandra Seltzer, S.Huntington,New York [09-22-1998]

I really liked your web-site!A ESL teacher in Germany
Marlene Kayen, Freiburg, Germany [09-22-1998]

This information will be helpful for my cub scouts (WEBLOS) citizen badge. Thanks, G.Weeks
G. W. Weeks, LITTLETON, COLO 89128 [09-22-1998]

Great Web Site! I wish there were as good a site for respect and courtesy for the National Anthem. I am appalled at the horrible renderings I hear even at national events. When the Flag Desecration ammendment comes up again, it should add musically desecrating the Star Spangled Banner to it as well. The Ross House is a place I missed on a research trip some years ago. I am glad to see it in cyberspace. Thank you.
William A. Martin, Portland, OR [09-22-1998]

Ali Vogt, Central Sq. New york,U.S.A. [09-22-1998]

I am Betsy Ross in an upcoming play at school and I wanted to do some research. I am in the Fifth Grade.
Jenny Lee, Walnut Creek, CA [09-23-1998]

Great historical information. Our family is studying U.S. History this year. We plan on visiting the east coast during October, 1999. Thanks for your help!
susan dalke, Brentwood, California [09-23-1998]

Gregory J. Spuches, III, Liverpool, New York [09-23-1998]

Thank you for letting us visit Betsy's house. We liked her flag. We are in first grade and are looking at houses. Have a nice day!
Ruth Assmus, Madison, SD [09-24-1998]

I plan to use the information in a Family and Consumer Sciences class when we study our family heritage and begin sewing.
Shelley Holm [09-24-1998]

GREAT WEBSITE!!!
Nicole Moore, Alliance,Ohio [09-24-1998]

Lisa Barnfield, Charleston, Illinois, [09-24-1998]

Michael christopher knapik, clay ny [09-24-1998]

Bruce Hynds, Tracy, CA USA [09-24-1998]

The information provided was of great interest and provided my children with much needed data for home work etc.. Thanks ! Jim
James Palisi, Holiday , Florida [09-24-1998]

The site is great- Keep up the good works-When the budgets has a few extra $ we will share it with you. ENJOY
Jim & Dianne Turner, Moses Lake, Wa. USA [09-24-1998]

Jessica Collins, fort Collins, Co. 80528 [09-24-1998]

Cheryl Kunisch, Fort Collins Co. 80528 [09-24-1998]

Cristy Mucklebust, TampaBay ,Florda [09-25-1998]

Jake Levin, Baltomore Maryland [09-25-1998]

Great site!
Selma Luco, East Bernard,Teasx [09-25-1998]

did she really make the american flag . i do not think she did. i like your web page it is really cute and patriotic. bye bye, shannon
shannon, montgomery alabama [09-27-1998]

GOD Bless America
William Bracken, Lehigh Acres, Florida [09-27-1998]

Can you send me more information.
Honeymae Surmillon Fke, Chula Vista [09-27-1998]

Starting to lean more about are country.This web site was very helpful.
Katie Small, Fleetwood Pa. USA [09-27-1998]

Is my understanding that flag code has been changed and there is no longer a difference between the placement of the Flag of the United States of American when on a platform or on the floor level. The flag is always placed to its own right.
Jane Johnson, Norfolk, Virginia [09-27-1998]

I am a history major at Valley City State Univ., and a vetran, former Marine now in the North Dakota Army National Guard. I found this web page to be packed full of wonderfully useful information.With a military background I discovered that I knew many of the facts, but many do not and I am very diturbed by this. These are foundations that our country was built on and should be known be americans to biult and promote patriotism. I want to personaly thank you for this page it is wonderful.
Jason Iszler, Valley City, North Dakota, USA [09-27-1998]

harold ferringer, rochester, new york [09-27-1998]

Diana Masem, South Vienna, Ohio [09-27-1998]

danny, boone,NC [09-27-1998]

monty larrew, colorado [09-27-1998]

In doing extensive genealogical research, have found out Betsy Ross is a muli-great grandmother. Have been trying to add "color & personality" to genealogy. This infor will certainly help. Thank you.
Lynn Beatty, Kingman, Az. [10-01-1998]

Colleen MacEachen, Missouri [10-01-1998]

Thanks for such a great web site on Betsy Ross!
Anne Bull, Lexington,S.C. [10-01-1998]

hi, I was looking for a repor for school on betsy rosses life. I found a story, but not a timeline. can you tell me where to find one?
Ashley Proffitt, Louisville KY [10-01-1998]

Thank you so much for the information you provide. Our cub scout den (Pack 123/Den3) is studying citizenship this month. I was unable to contact VFW or American Legion locally. Your site is a blessing. Thank you.
Kay Earls, Winter Haven, FL USA [10-01-1998]

this is a really cool website
paul gerhard, toronto ontario [10-01-1998]

Kristen Bartek [10-01-1998]

I am 7 yrs old, I am doing the globalearn.com USA adventure, so I found your site. I have a flag. You have a flag. Goodbye
Jannah Horvath, Bremerton Wa [10-01-1998]

A very nice web site...informative and easy to read...a good source of historical information that my daughter will reference in her 5th grade report on Betsy Ross (along with other sources of information). We will also be checking out your other historical topics. Thanks!
Richard Boykin, N Richland Hills, TX 76180 [10-01-1998]

isa connor, hickory , nc, 28602 [10-01-1998]

I am writing a report for school on Betsy Ross. This page has been a great help! Thank you. AJW
A.J.W., Rising Sun MD [10-01-1998]

I was able to learn a lot of things about the flag. Thank you
Candice Chamberlain, Dickinson, North Dakota [10-01-1998]

I loved the tour and I will tell my mom
Luke Reed, 4850 Greenvalle RD. Watertown TN. 37184 [10-04-1998]

Thank you. This will be very informative for my fourth graders. Children today do not understand the meaning of respect for their country and its flag.. It is the duty of the education system to teach them.
Mary Bogren, Paxton,MA [10-04-1998]

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Darlene Cook, Kings Mills, Ohio [10-04-1998]

I enjoyed the virtual tour. It's been many years since I've been to Philadelphia and I am looking forward to taking my children there this November. The Besty Ross House will surely be on our list of places to visit.
Polly Rollinson, Wanchese, NC [10-04-1998]

I'm proud to live where a woman made our nations flag
anonymous, iowa [10-04-1998]

Henry R. Timm, Kankakee, Illinois [10-04-1998]

This is very helpful with school work,Thanks for being here for the Kids (and Parents too)
Larry Seglinski, Baltimore, Maryland [10-04-1998]

cool
heather, lima ohio [10-04-1998]

I think your web page is perfect for kids who have to do a report on Betsy Ross.
Keri-Anne Panara, Rome, NY [10-04-1998]

I am impressed with the page. I frequently visit this site for historical information that I am putting together for school presentations at grade levels 1-7.
Karri Walter, Traverse City MI [10-05-1998]

Katherine Sparks, Giard,GA [10-05-1998]

I loved the web page it was the Bomb!!!
Yvette Macarenaz, Riverton,WY [10-05-1998]

I am doing a research project on Betsy Ross and was glad to see this information on line. I would appreciate anything else you may have, such as very detailed accounts of her life, biography, etc. Great site!
Feleesha Nester, Bluefield, WV [10-05-1998]

Betsy Ross was a cool lady! Came across this site when I was looking for info on Betsy Ross, I'm using this info for an assignment. My teacher told the class that we needed to pick a historical person, do a report and dress up as that person for Halloween. Thanks for the site!!!!
Tammy, Kimberly and Stacey, Monroeville, IN [10-05-1998]

betsy is cool!
jessica mcnulty, calgary alberta [10-05-1998]

Bethany Bradley, Mauston Wisconsin USA [10-06-1998]

I love your page. I'm doing a report and this page really helped. Keep up the good work!
Aaron Cheney, Webster, New Hampshire, USA [10-06-1998]

Ellwyn L Worley, Springfield, MO [10-06-1998]

I'm so happy Betsy Ross has a website, I needed some information on her for my history report. For some reason some books don't find her that important. Well, thanks to the creators of this website!
Krystal Kwong, Martinez, Cali [10-06-1998]

Amy Jones, Brandon, Mississippi [10-06-1998]

i enjoyed your web page very much. i will surely return in the future
Norton Middle School, United States Columbus Ohio [10-07-1998]

Nortin Middle School, Ohio Columbus [10-07-1998]

I am Commander of an American Legion Post in Madison Maine, I have been asked to give a flag lesson to 115 kindergarten and first graders, I will be able to use some of this data in my presention. I would like to thank you for having such an informative web page. I look forward to a return to this web site at a later date, and useing it for further research. Sincerely Ronald J. Page
Ronald J. Page, Skowhegan Maine [10-08-1998]

BDLTJS, Ten Mile, Tn. [10-09-1998]

Jeremy Campbell, East Lansing, MI [10-09-1998]

I am getting info from this site for a Citizen pin for Cub Scouts
Steven McConaughy, Downey, CA [10-09-1998]

How did the war of the Alamo help the U.S. in its Independance
michael luebke, Hayward, WI [10-09-1998]

Thanks for the info!!!!!!!!
Stphanie Houin, U.S.A. Indiana [10-09-1998]

The tour was very interesting. We should be proud of our flag and for what it was intended to stand for. FREEDOM. In spite of the problems in our country and the immorality that abounds, may God continue to bless this land and shed His grace on us. May Americans turn back to Him.
Dorothy, Grand Island, NY [10-09-1998]

thank for the info it relly helped me do my report.
Marie Antons, Lebanon, Oregon [10-09-1998]

Hello! How is it going? I don't know you but it seems cool, how are you today I am peachy. I have to go C-ya
Lauren Andres, Marshfield, Wisconsin [10-09-1998]

Although I am not American, Iam acollector or memorabilia with the stars and stripes. I even have a Betsy Ross flag. There is just something to admire in the patriotism of the American people and I admire that.
sharon tomlinson, toronto,ontario canada [10-09-1998]

Todd Yoder, Chambersburg, Pa. USA [10-09-1998]

i thank you for having this on the internet...
kathrine millington, winter park [10-09-1998]

Thanks for keeping Betsy's memory alive!
Mary Lawlor, Edgewater, NJ [10-14-1998]

I was looking for a flag to print out, without printing out the rest of the page, but I'll keep looking, thanks anyway. -It's for a Civics project.
Jeremy Krahn, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States [10-14-1998]

chris karcz [10-14-1998]

Janelle Freepons, Prosser WA [10-14-1998]

Gary Jackson, London England [10-14-1998]

I'm doing a research paper on our flag. Sure has brought some to light for me. I hope it stays the way it is.
dave zarello, norfolk ne usa [10-14-1998]

Nice area..enjoyed it!!
Leslie, Pgh, PA [10-14-1998]

Jason Gierszal, Kingston PA [10-14-1998]

Thanks for making this page. It really helped me a lot with my report I have to do by Friday on Betsy Ross. Thanks a bunch. Sincerly, Robin/11/f/6th Grade
Robin, CA, USA [10-14-1998]

A great site that I discovered while helping my daughter w/ a "History of the American Flag" assignment. Thank you very much.
Kimberly A. Ordunio, Monrovia, California USA [10-14-1998]

Researching for son's school project on the flag. Great page, we both enjoyed it. Emily
Emily Busby, Birmingham, AL [10-14-1998]

I want my Georgian students to know more about US and its history
Manana Mgeladze, Tbilisi, Georgia [10-14-1998]

I found your site while doing college research for my adult daughter. She needed an article on Betsy Ross. Not only did your site give us all of the information she needed, we found so much more. When she earns her teaching degree, she will have a wonderful resource to teach her class about our Flag. Hopefully, she will be able to instill a patriotic pride in being an American. Thank you for the wonderful site.
Judy A. Williams, Centerville, Pa. [10-14-1998]

my 12 year old niece has to write a 100 word essay on what the flag means to her!!
liz green, Sacramento, California [10-21-1998]

Very useful page for a paper about the American flag!
Anne Marie, Auburn, AL [10-21-1998]

Brandy Cloud [10-21-1998]

Jeanne Louise and A|shley [10-21-1998]

Thorne in yorkshire England was the birthplace of Benjamin Canby. I am researching the family history. Anyone who can provide additional information as to history of Canby family please contact me. I understand that Betsy Ross married a Canby.
edward john Mcgarry, thorne, doncaster. UK [10-21-1998]

Armida Tellez Bolton, Los Angeles, CA [10-21-1998]

First let me say that this is a great web site, and I really enjoyed reaing it
Nikki [10-21-1998]

I found this site searching for the surname Pudney, as a previous signee had that name-I would appreciate it if the Rev, Shirley Pudney could get in touch, on purely Genealogical grounds! Having said that, what a great site-even for a Limey! email me at neil.pudney@virgin.net
Neil Pudney, Caterham, Surrey, England.!!!!! [10-21-1998]

I enjoyed your web site. I hope to buy a flag at a future time. :-) Pete
George Peter Mergener, Knob Noster, MO USA [10-21-1998]

I will make sure that I visit the Betsy Ross House with my children, especially having just taken your visual tour. There are a lot of people living in this city, myself included, who sadly have never visited this important landmark. I am looking forward to visiting!
Denise McDonnell, Phila., PA 19125 [10-21-1998]

Wonderful site, extremely helpful when working with my junior girl scouts! Thank you for your effort!
Kim in Georgia, Atlanta, GA [10-21-1998]

Jesse Hernandez, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois [10-21-1998]

I Enjoyed it alot
Sarah Smith, Wilmington,n.c [10-21-1998]

orville caudill, clio,michigan [10-21-1998]

What a wonderful site. Our National flag is the most beautiful of all flags know to mankind.
Greg F. DiGiovanna, Mount Vernon, WA [10-21-1998]

Great Wed page!!!
consuelo perez-mason, Watsonville, california [10-21-1998]

Jessica A. Johnson [10-21-1998]

Betsy Ross Is So Cool!!! I Wish I Could Have A Chance To Meet Her. I Admit She Is -- Wow!!!
A rocks, bethlehem [10-21-1998]

All the articles were very interesting; it made learning fun.
Adam Higgins, Cedar Bluff, VA. [10-21-1998]

Deborah Orem, San Angelo, Tx [10-21-1998]

Betsy's flag rocks! Especially when she made that "guest" appearance on "The Simpsons".
Andy Forisha, Why do you wanna know? [10-21-1998]

Thank you very much for having this website available at this present time. I had to do a project for my girl scouts class and this was very helpful to me! Once again, I thank you very much!
Marina Georgia Johnson, Johnstown, PA, USA [10-21-1998]

I am a Cub Scout Leader of 10 years. In webelos we teach citizenship. This was a wonderful find. I am also taking a history class on the US/NV Constitution. I am doing a report on the American Flag. Thank you.
Dahleen Kendler, Gardnerville, Nv [10-21-1998]

I also need to use the Q & A page for Cub Scouts. Thanks. BTW, I found this more useful than books. It is great!
Anitra, AZ [10-21-1998]

Hello
Jessica Masloski, Perham/new york mills, Mn 56567 [10-21-1998]

I WAS DOING RESEARCH FOR A HISTORY PROJECT AND COME ACROSS THIS. I WAS HOPING TO FIND A GOOD PICTURE OF A REVOLUTIONARY FLAG. ALL THE ONES THAT I'VE FOUND SO FAR ARE VERY DISTORTED. IF YOU HAVE ONE OR KNOW WHERE I CAN FIND ONE PLEASE EMAIL ME. THANKS!!!
Sasha McGuire, MIDDLETOWN,INDIANA,USA [10-21-1998]

My daughter is doing a report on Betsy Ross and your web site and wonderful info. on her - Thanks!
Beth Batta, Warsaw, IN [10-21-1998]

Arlene Merino, Bayard, NM [10-21-1998]

Emily Canavan, NJ [10-21-1998]

You should use a six pointed star on your flag!!!
Tati Leite, SP-Brasil [10-21-1998]

I enjoyed the web sight, and look foward to coming back in future time. It really helped with my project!
Shanovia Williams, Lagrange, Ga. U.S. [10-22-1998]

I'm a 9yr old 4th grader at Adams Elementry in ballard,wa and I found your site while doing a report for school I really liked it, it helped a lot
Geoffrey A. Brown, seattle, WA [10-22-1998]

Brittany [10-22-1998]

The information on this web-site has really helped to contribute to my school project. It is not that easy to find such informative info on Betsy Ross, although it should be. Thank you!
Melissa, Orlando, Florida [10-23-1998]

This is very interesting and educational. Keep up the good work.
Diann Rinas, Kawkawlin, Michigan USA [10-23-1998]

I linked your page on my "Let Freedom Ring" page at: http://home.att.net/~skipwfg/flag.htm I enjoyed your site.
Skip Golbach, Syracuse NY [10-23-1998]

Sure wish we had this sense of patriotism today.
Mary Jane Lipp, Philadelphia, PA [10-23-1998]

Excellent site...
Dennis WOkoun, San Antonio, Texas [10-23-1998]

debralharman, clyde, tx [10-23-1998]

Tom Belikov [10-23-1998]

To whom this may concern: I am writing because I am doing a speech on Betsy Ross in my R110 class at college. For this speech we are to have a e-mail source. My question is if there is an original Betsy Ross flag. Also if you have any other information please send this to me at mschneid@iupui.edu. Sincerely, Mary Anne Schneider
mary anne schneider, seymour indiana usa [10-23-1998] [The answer's on the homepage -webmaster]

Good Info!!
JoAnn Russell, Jonesville, LA 71343 [10-23-1998]

Thanks so much for making this website. I needed hard-core information about Betsy, and I finally got it! You're a lifesaver! Thanks again! ****Paige****
Paige, Iowa [10-23-1998]

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Elizabeth [10-23-1998]

Thanks for this great site...I plan to use this information to teach my Girl Scouts. This will be good to reinforce the girls lessons in school too. My Grandmother Idella always said we were related to Betsy Ross so now perhaps I can research and find out more about this 'family folk history.' Thanks again.
Patti Eng Powell, Hopewell, VA USA [10-23-1998]

SEARCHING FOR CANCHOLA'S
Lilly Canchola-Lucero, Oxnard, California, USA [10-23-1998]

Your website is very interesting and informative. I now have the ability to make a five pointed star. I will share the information I gained when I give talks to students and adults for the VFW
Marian Desprs, Hudson, NH [10-24-1998]

Jerry Hawkins [10-24-1998]

Make a 3D tour and put in a catelog for the giftshop.Your site is too cool still.
David C., eaton rapids,Mi [10-24-1998]

Harriet, Charlotte, NC [10-24-1998]

I am doing research for a school project and was very glad that this web site had so much wonderful information regarding the history of the flag and of Betsy Ross. Thank you for a wonderfully composed web site.
Katherine Olson, Topeka, KS [10-25-1998]

cool
andrew, canada [10-25-1998]

A very very enjoyable site. All my family is very proud of our Flag and our Country.
RSittner, Milwaukie, Oregon, U.S.A. [10-25-1998]

It would be helpful to also have a version of The Betsy Ross life story in a simple interesting level so as young children could enjoy. I enjoyed this site. Most imformative.
Tami, Collinsville, OK [10-25-1998]

I'm working on my elementary teaching credential. Thank you for providing some great information for my lesson plans! Keep up the good work.
Mary Beth Bemis, Long Beach, CA [10-25-1998]

most infornative for some one from north of the 48th
Jean Yves Veronneau, Coquitlam,B.C.,Canada [10-26-1998]

Sarah Buck, Morgan Hill, California [10-28-1998]

for education thankyou.
anonymous, lodi new jersey bergen, [10-28-1998]

lauren english, new jersey [10-28-1998]

This is one of our Standards of Learning for Kindergarten. I have recommended this site to our teachers. Thanks!
Jackie Jones, Lynchburg, VA [10-28-1998]

This was A great experience exploring your web-site about the American Flag!
Charita Terry, Joilet, IL [10-28-1998]

rebecca, joliet Il [10-28-1998]

I used this site to do a fifth grade unit on Flag Day. It was extremely helpful.
Jeannine Rieser, Glassboro, NJ [10-28-1998]

Blee Smith, Wheatland Wyoming [10-28-1998]

I am very proud of a person like you
Cody Dietrich [10-28-1998]

I love Betsy Ross She Is Pretty
Daniel Mayberry, CA [10-28-1998]

alex smith, Brampton, Ont [10-28-1998]

Good sorce of information will be using some of the data for my Color Guard and for use in my Air Force Junior ROTC class
MSgt Gene Welborn, Saint Paul, MN [10-28-1998]

THE USA FLAG IS BEAUTIFUL ! THANKS BETSY ROSS!
R. Castillo, BUCKEYE, AZ USA [10-28-1998]

Nice web site for teaching 8th graders about the revolution
Mike Fabin, Sterling, Ks [10-28-1998]

I Love This Web Site!
Lisa Mathews, Sterling KS [10-28-1998]

I love your tour!
Emily McKenzie, Trinity NC,USA [10-28-1998]

HI, I'M MAILING YOU FROM ELK HORN IOWA I LOVE YOUR WORK! BYE RACHEL DICICCO
RACHEL DICICCO [10-28-1998]

This website wasn't that useful for my school project because i needed better info about the revolutionary background of the Besty Ross House
Tory Mac Mommy, Trevose, PA, USA [10-29-1998]

I loved the Betsy Ross House Tour. I love history.
Emily McKenzie, Trinity,NC,USA [10-29-1998]

I checked out this page while looking up information to prepare for my Cub Scout den meeting on U.S. flag etiquette and history. This page was very informative and helpful.
Martin J. Pierce, Cincinnati, Ohio [10-29-1998]

Robert J Acheson, Virginia Beach, VA [10-29-1998]

I like Leo a lot, but I like Tom Herris more!!
Kendall, Beverly Hills, Ca [10-29-1998]

I collect Betsy Ross items and things to do with the 13 colonies flag.
Nancy Derderian, Boise, Idaho [10-29-1998]

Stacey Byers, El Paso, TX [10-29-1998]

Christopher Gerald Hubert, Ventura, CA 93004 [10-29-1998]

Dr. Frances Yvonne Hicks [10-29-1998]

jennifer posey, prosser WA [10-29-1998]

I like your web site alot and I hope more Americans and people from around the world would read it and get a better understanding about this country and the people who founded it.
Evan Elizabeth Miller, Elverson,Pennsylvania [10-29-1998]

Mike Doto, Maple Shade, New Jersey [10-29-1998]

Amanda Abadie, Violet, LA [10-29-1998]

Nancy Gatti, Warrenton, VA [10-30-1998]

Kayla Gotch [10-30-1998]

I am doing a report on the U.S. flag.It means freedom to me. Thanks for helping me answer these questions. Brett
Brett W. Sexton, Winston-Salem,North Carolina USA [10-31-1998]

Dear Betsy Ross, How did you think of the American flag ? Vanessa
Vanessa, dumont [10-31-1998]

My son is going to do a research paper on Betsy Ross and I was here looking for some information and I found so much I hope he will get it done in no time. I wish there was more places that I could look for stuff for him without repeats of things that were already said. Thank you for this site.
Mashawn Weber, Cedar Point Kansas 66843 [10-31-1998]

I was happy to find a web site that had an important womans history. Thank You
LORI, Miliani,HI,US [10-31-1998]

I'm studying Besty Ross for a project at school and this website really helped me a lot.
Alica Day, St.Augustine Florida [11-03-1998]

amanda kobylinski [11-03-1998]

I hope history teachers use your site to teach with. Very interesting and informative. I plan to try to show my kindergarten class how to cut the five-pointed star as we study our Oklahoma unit.
Belynda, Oklahoma [11-03-1998]

A great web site! Our seventh grade daughter is doing a report on Betsy Ross. You site provided great information. I, her father, had a great time reading through the information, and learned quite a bit I didn't know. Thanks!!
Bill Benoit, Joliet, Illinois USA [11-03-1998]

Birgitte Gade, DK-8600 Silkeborg, Denmark [11-03-1998]

Cynthia Albritton, Valdosta Ga. [11-03-1998]

Loved the web-site. My son is doing a National Daughters of the American Revolution project on the flag. Any suggestions would be helpful. He wants to do a video.
Denise Paige, Merritt Island , FL [11-03-1998]

I'm glad that so many interesting sites are participating in this hunt otherwise a lot of us wouldn't see such great sites
Fred Gaylord, Surrey BC Canada [11-03-1998]

Halo! I love the American flags bright colors and symbolis meaning!
Holly Noel [11-03-1998]

JOANNE MOORE, DOUGLAS, WYOMING [11-03-1998]

Thank you for all the wonder sites
julia k johnson, 2046 Cherokee Dr Morristown, Tn 37814 [11-03-1998]

Hello!
Katherine Langer, Pleasanton, CA [11-03-1998]

Nathan Shelc, Portville,ny usa [11-03-1998]

Katherine Louise Seldon [11-03-1998]

jenny ledig [11-03-1998]

What is a flag and who really cares about bettsy ross??????
Ben Dover, northhampton [11-05-1998]

My school is going to vist you in the next couple of weeks. Dr. Anand is going with her class as well as Miss. Raso is coming with her class too. My class is going in the next 4 weeks. We are coming to see the house that they signed the Declaration of Independence. I look forward that you give them the time of there life. I want you to have a sit ready for Dr. Anand and Miss Raso so they can take a break form the kids.
Channing Brown, Montclair,New jersey [11-05-1998]

i think betsy is a fasanating person and i admier her greatly
christie shiels, bothell,washington [11-05-1998]

Your pages are excellent!!!
Gyra Bravo Sirlupu, Trujillo-Peru [11-05-1998]

Hi! my name is Jorie how are I am 9 years old I love to read I am on the internet because I'm doing research on Betsy Ross who made the first american flag.You should look up Betsy Ross on the internet ti is very cool. I'm also very good at math and typeing on the computer.I have a tennis cort in my back yard.BYE! Jorie
Jorie, Hinsdale IL U.S.A. [11-05-1998]

Hello
Meredith Gardiner, Narragansett [11-06-1998]

This a nice web site. I can have my kids look up this web site when they can. you can learn so much stuff. Mr.Petogrew
Mr.Petogrew, Oklahoma City,Oklahoma [11-06-1998]

I like your thing on betsy Ross . I am giving a report on her.
Rebecca, Downers Grove IL USA [11-06-1998]

aime'e, paris, texas [11-06-1998]

I think you should have a lot of information about Elizabeth/Betsy Ross during the time period of 1763-1783!! I am doing a report about Betsy and I need info about her from this time period an dwhat she did!!!Please and thankx.
Liz, Argenta, IL [11-06-1998]

kendra van, USA [11-06-1998]

I think that the public schools should be teaching our children the Flag Etiquette. I have talked with some people and some didn't even know how to flod a flag. And some said that they they knew they taught this in boy scouts and girl scouts. I think we need to get more in debth with it in our public school system. My father served in the Army for 32 years, and he is the one that taught my brothers, sister and me. I work for our school here in Belt and I take our flag down every day, and another puts it up every morning, and I was shocked when I came in one day and another had taken it down for me and did not know how to fold it. I did show this person how. I asked around the school to find out if this is taught and it is not. I think it should be taught in every school. thank you flora b. edwards
Richard P. & Flora B. Edwards, Belt, Montana [11-06-1998]

Jamie Washburn [11-06-1998]

I was just looking for information I could use in my persuasive speech . I am speaking on why flag burning should not be a freedom and the flag deserves respect.
Jamie Washburn, Clarion University, Pa. [11-06-1998]

I am Looking for worksheets or something as a gathering game for our monthly pack meetings. Our Cubmaster assigns each den something different each month...skit, song, prayer, opening, closing, and this month my den has gathering game. please help. Joann Martin pack 307
Jo Ann Martin, Houma, Louisiana [11-06-1998]

My son is doing a report on the flag. One of the questions is "What is the regulation size of the American flag"? We have looked everywhere and cannot find one definitive answer. We have an army size, a marine size, a parade size. One person told us that it was 36" x 20" which does not fit the proportions required for the flag. Can you help?
Karen Rotelli, Baldwinsville, New York [11-06-1998]

thanx
breanna [11-06-1998]

I think Betsy Ross is a great person I have learned so much about her from this web site. I am doing my report on her. Love, Chloe Bastian
Chloe Bastian, S.J.C CA USA [11-06-1998]

Scott McEndree, Columbus, Ohio [11-06-1998]

i like that you guys have a home page and thats terrific,thanks for reading, tytesha hicks
tytesha hicks [11-06-1998]

It was great visiting
Milwakee, Chicago,Ill [11-06-1998]

Very interesting
Dana Van Zanten, Chester, South Dakota USA [11-06-1998]

I am very proud of our country. I admire women like Betsy Ross.
Rosemarie Mcaffee, 837 W. 1400 N. Provo Utah 84604 [11-06-1998]

Loved the tour. I have been here with my children over the years and I never tire of "old town" and Betsy Ross .
Brenda Heigl, Philadelphia, PA 19111 [11-07-1998]

Gwen Ryder [11-07-1998]

Must informative and entertaining......thanks
gwen ryder, Pollock, LA 71467 [11-07-1998]

Bonnie Compton Hanson [11-07-1998]

Am I glad I found this! I'm a writer, and trying to write an article on Betsy for a children's magazine. Over an hour's search in a large library resulted in very little info. And I found all this right on my PC. Thanks so much!
Bonnie Compton Hanson, Santa Ana, CA 92707 [11-07-1998]

It's very nice!
Iain Proctor, Cambridge, UK [11-07-1998]

Betsy Taylor [11-07-1998]

Betsy Taylor, Orlando, Florida United States of America [11-07-1998]

I am fascinated by Betsy Ross and the accomplishments of her life. I think that she is a very brave woman and deserves all of the honor in the world. I am VERY proud to have her name!!!
Betsy Taylor, Orlando, Florida United States of America [11-07-1998]

Thanks for the information. It helped in my school work.
Eddy, Oxford Ma [11-07-1998]

Bridget, New Jersey [11-07-1998]

My daughter picked her for her sixth grade report. I was very happy to find that Betsy Ross has her own web page. It has helped us very much. All this information is very interesting, I hope she gets a good grade. Thank you for all the information, Jay Teal
Jay Teal, Hinesville, Ga [11-08-1998]

Peggy L. Sindelar, Euless, TX [11-08-1998]

John Hanson, Minnesota [11-08-1998]

I checked the website out because I'm going on the American Heritage Tour and I'm doing my project on her. This is an awesome site. It has really helped a lot. Thanx.
Cara Allen, West Swanzey, NH [11-08-1998]

Debbie Weathersbee, Smyrna, GA [11-08-1998]

I wish that this web site had ideas and reasources to give me ideas for teaching lessons to my elementary school class about her life and what she did for America. What a great web site for Browsers.
Karen Elizabeth DeCorte, 811A San Pedro Drive, College Station, Texas 77845 [11-08-1998]

ds [11-09-1998]

Thanks for the information on Betsy Ross. I really enjoyed it.
Linda Zeigler, Ft. Worth, TX [11-09-1998]

Thanks for the info!
Roma Marie McCoy, 5600 hwy 91 north Dillon Montana 59725 [11-09-1998]

this is a very interesting web page
leslea, joplin missouri USA [11-09-1998]

i love this site, cuz i am a brainiact even though my peers would not understand such a complex site with such sophisticated terms.
tim, apopka, fl, usa [11-09-1998]

We are on our way to vist Besty Ross's house. We have about 40 at a time for our trip fro Phill. We look froward to meeting you at our stop. Please give my teeachers a break because they will have a lot to do.
Channing Brown, Montclair, New Jersey [11-09-1998]

I Liked This Website It Was Very Interesting! I'll Come Back Sometime!
Amber Newhart, Shawnee, OK 14 Smart [11-09-1998]

CB JENNINGS [11-09-1998]

I enjoyed the tour of the house it was set up very well. One might say it saves me the time of going to see it in person, but then too that would be a very nice thing to do. Thanks for everything Bill Patrick
Bill Patrick, Harwood Heights, Illinois [11-09-1998]

F. Roger McLain, Pleasanton, CA U.S.A. [11-10-1998]

Thanks alot your site helped me with a report I had to do.
Tara, Missouri [11-10-1998]

KAREN CLORES [11-10-1998]

Going to visit Philadephia this weekend and this information has been very helpful.
Dottie Smith, East Liverpool, Ohio [11-11-1998]

I had been working on a school project using this site and I got an A because of your information. Thank you and you have helped me a lot Thanks again Jade V. Thorn
Jade Vance Thorn, South Carolina [11-11-1998]

I really enjoyed going through the house this summer.
Natalie, stilwell,KS [11-11-1998]

I LIKE THE FLAG!!
Eric Keith AND Brandon Heath, Jonesboro,AR [11-11-1998]

i was looking for an answer for cyber sufari
brittany, ney york ny usa [11-11-1998]

peter gaaavin, baldwinsville ny,13027 [11-11-1998]

Thanks for making some history of the Revolutionary War on AOL. It makes it really easy for me and my friends when we do our reports for History. It is also very interesting and factual. Thanks again. -Lila
Lila Fowler, New York City, New York [11-17-1998]

My grandmother claims that we have family ties to Besty Ross. I'm trying to find if this is true. The only thing I have to go by is The names George Ross married Ida Myers. They had a child Virginia Worley Ross (b. 1889/d. 1929). If you have any infor on who Besty parents or any other trace to the Worley family are it would be greatly appreciated.
Pam Gurreri, York, Pa [11-17-1998]

Paula Mcdonald, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

It is Veterens Day!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jared Soucy, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

This is the phat stuff girlfriend. Can you dig it.
Clayton Wallace, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

Happy Vetervens Day!
Terrell Blye, South Carlina [11-20-1998]

Hi.
B. Walbourne, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

I really like your web-site.
J.Jordan, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

I never knew some of these things about our flag. It is very interesting.
Whitney Blocker, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

Chris Skeens, South Caronlina [11-20-1998]

W.S [11-20-1998]

I really like your web-site. It gives kids a chance to learn more about their history and flag.
S.Murray, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

I love learning things about the history of our flag.
S.Smith, South Carolina [11-20-1998]

I really enjoyed the brief time that I spent looking at your page. This is an excellent site for people to look at in a time when good pages are desperately needed.
Marianne Andrews, Sulphur, OK [11-20-1998]

feeling more patriotic reading the information provided etc
Tanya, Las Vegas, NV, USA [11-20-1998]

This is a great site. I am using it to research a report for school.
Sarah, La Crescent, MN U.S.A. [11-20-1998]

She is very interesting.
Brenda Dirkschneider, Howells, Nebraska [11-20-1998]

Louisville Cardinals Rock
Adam H, Louisville Ky [11-20-1998]

HI!!!!!!!
Kami Roberts, Wakefield, Nebraska U.S.A. [11-20-1998]

Thank you. But try to keep it more organized
cara [11-20-1998]

Great site. Lots of good information.
Nancy Wells, Melbourne, FL [11-20-1998]

Robert M. Williams, St. Louis MO. USA [11-20-1998]

Joan [11-20-1998]

Joanna Sifuentes [11-20-1998]

Jessie, Houston tx United states [11-20-1998]

I'm 10 years old. I'm doing a school report on Betsy Ross. I think she was a very nice lady. She was very interesting to learn about.
Nora Miller, Thousand Oaks Ca. [11-20-1998]

Angela Serrell, Schenectady, New York [11-20-1998]

I am descendant of Ross family from Pennsylavania. Have strong reason to believe we are related to John Ross, Betsy's 1st husband. Am trying to pin down relationship between John & George Ross, whom I suppose was with Gen. Washington when they asked Betsy to make a flag. I've read 2 versions: that Washington needed a battle standard, or that the Continental Congress commisioned a flag & had George Ross, Robert Morse, & Washington as the flag committee. Any help there or or with Ross's descendants would be of help. Thanks. Dan Miller
Daniel A. Miller, Fishers, IN [11-20-1998]

your cool
Amy Cheesman [11-20-1998]

DEBERA ROSS, ORANGEVALE,CA [11-20-1998]

Ricky, Bunnell,FL [11-20-1998]

Great web site.
Maddy Simms, Baton Rouge, Louisiana [11-20-1998]

Megan Lindblom, Mesa, AZ [11-20-1998]

this gives me a lot of information on Betsy Ross thank you soooooo much it teaches me a lot of things about the flag
Ashley Mickle, West Des Moines,Iowa United States of America [11-20-1998]

Can you give me information on the history and symbolism of Fringe used on the ceremonial flags? I was referred to your site for this answer. Did the Flag in1820 set onnPikes Peak have fringe? Why?Thank You
Bendera, Garden Grove CA,USA [11-20-1998]

The Flag links were every helpful. I needed some information on the flag for my Scouts. Thanks, Bill
Bill Pate, Enterprise, AL [11-20-1998]

Cool Site
Melissa Harthun, perham, Minnesota, United States [11-20-1998]

I am doing my term paper on Betsy Ross. My teacher said a famous American person and I thought "How much better can you get ?" Oh well. Bye.
Shanna Boles, Sebring Florida [11-20-1998]

I did a biography on you
Ashley [11-20-1998]

Thank you for you web page. It is very educational and helped my 7 year old daughter do a school report and project on Betsy Ross.
Randy Osborne, Ocala, FL [11-20-1998]

Third grade daughter had famous person project "Betsy Ross". Learned great deal and will remember it. Thanks for being here with all your important infomation.
C S Rickard, Thomasville, NC [11-20-1998]

I love the flag
pat provo, south lyon michigan [11-20-1998]

I love The United States
Tracy Gunter, siler city, n.c. [11-20-1998]

This is a great site. It was very informative and I learned some things about the flag that I did not know. My husbands' grandfather was Thomas Ross. We have often wondered if they could be related to Betsy Ross.
Kathy Hutchins, Donalsonville, Georgia [11-20-1998]

Chanda Word, Thornton, Arkansas USA [11-20-1998]

Tim LaFeve, Grand Rapids, Minnesota [11-20-1998]

Wonderful web site.....needed information for a child's school project....found everything in one place....thanks!
Jane Peters, Mount Holly, NJ 08060 [11-20-1998]

I would like to know who Besty Ross stole the pattern of the American Flag from. Was it The First City Troop or the Minutemen?
lisa fetters, philadelphia [11-20-1998]

Bobby Ray McKinney, Winter Haven Florida USA [11-20-1998]

This is a really neat website! I am a college student studying to be a teacher. We are required to come up with several lesson plans; I plan to use information from this site to do this. I also really like the star cutting technique. Thanks!
Sandy Cross, Bristol, Va [11-20-1998]

i think betsy ross is awesome i really look up to her and am proud of her for what she did
i dunno, i dunno [11-20-1998]

i would like to say that this is a very historical home page and would like to congratulate you all for such a memorial page
jim bunning, ft.wright ky, 41011 [11-20-1998]

I am the Best
Sammy Sosa, Chicago, IL [11-20-1998]

Just surfing around looking for info for my daughter, so she can do a social studies project.
Tracey Stickles, Martinsburg, WV (Berkeley County) [11-20-1998]

SANDRA POWERS, ATHENS,ALABAMA 35611 [11-20-1998]

jan Hurst, Pennville, IN [11-20-1998]

I saw this web site mentioned in an article I read in magazine while waiting at the doctor's office. American history, and cutting paper that's right up my alley-- I teach Art! Thanks for the great instructions! Jan
jan Hurst, Pennville, IN [11-20-1998]

You have a great site with information constructed to aid in preparation of a school presentation. The American Flag has very special meaning to me as I observed its position in numerous places around the world during my military career. Thanks you for a commendable service.
Colonel James E. Gilliland, Dallas, TX [11-21-1998]

I just wanted to let you know that Betsy Ross is an interesting woman. I have to search some information about her. Well, I just wanted to say HELLO!!!!
Ella Mae Bersabal, Glendale, California [11-21-1998]

i wish i could help make a betsy ross flag
joel sowder, winfield kansas united states [11-21-1998]

I wrote a report on Betsy Ross for an essay contest. Your information helped. I'll let you know if I win!
Lindsey Wallace, LaGrange, GA 30241 [11-21-1998]

Shahida Benazir Shaikh, Karachi, Pakistan [11-21-1998]

Great site...keep up the good work!
Steve Peterson, Clarks Summit PA USA! [11-21-1998]

SEE YA TOMORROW
COLIN O'DONNELL, SHOREHAM, NY 11786 [11-21-1998]

The adults of my family have been challenged by the kids/grandkids in the family for an answer to this question: We all admit the 13 stripes represent the original colonies, but what do the colors red and white represent? I found your web site very interesting, and am bookmarking it for future reference. Thank you.
Debbie Masarik, St. Johns, MI [11-21-1998]

Thank you for the pertinent and valuable information!
Kristie Stauffer, Orem, Utah [11-22-1998]

This site is great! I am a Girl Scout leader and this information will coming handy to teacher the girls about our flag and it meaning! Thanks!! :)
Sandra Proffitt-Marsteller, Alexandria, VA [11-22-1998]

Iam 9 years old and I am doing a report on the American Flag, I Think you have a really cool wed site.
Alex Aker, Atkins,Va. [11-22-1998]

Don Stacy, Lakewood, New Jersey [11-22-1998]

Thank you
Carol mazur, schiller park, Il [11-22-1998]

"Betsy Ross was one hell of a woman!"
Brooke Lites, Detroit, Michigan [11-22-1998]

Hey, I am doing a book report on Betsy Ross. I am just a kid and my family does not have a computer. So I do not have an E-Mail adress
Amanda L. White, Aiken, SC. [11-22-1998]

William M Rhea, collierville Tennessee [11-22-1998]

An excellent presentation of important information. Thank you.
Dennis Casteen, Chesapeake, VA [11-22-1998]

megan patton, zion il. [11-22-1998]

D. COOPER [11-22-1998]

Jolene Adkins, Farmersville, CA [11-24-1998]

This is a great page she is was a great woman and I hope everyone will remember her for what she did thanks alot jessie
Jessica Lynn Lester [11-24-1998]

Kristin Karr, Lubbock, TX. [11-24-1998]

I am interested in finding informaiton on the Betsy Ross watch. My step mother received onr form her grandmother. She received it for her 16th birthday in 1906. We are curious to know the value and the amount produced We would be greatful for any information that you may have. Thank you for your time. Becky
Becky, Clifford, MI [11-24-1998]

Thank you. Needed to make a five-pointed star. The only place we could think of to find how to do that was from reading about Betsy Ross when we were kids.
Dennis Malarkey, Richmond, Virginia [11-24-1998]

great page!!
katie ewart [11-24-1998]

Anna, I'm 10 and live in Maryland [11-24-1998]

Well, they had great info because i was looking up info for my little sister for a report and it had some great details that i couldnt believe! WOW!!!!!
Kristen is my name! [11-24-1998]

Just looking for info on Betsy Ross
K. Shelton, Greensboro, NC [11-25-1998]

Thanks for the very informative site on our flag. This site will be used in classroom teaching for various subjects-history, math, etc.
Martha Bolick, Granite Falls, NC [11-30-1998]

Jenn, Trumbull, CT [11-30-1998]

Tanya Milo [11-30-1998]

Kansas Padley, Pensacola,Florida [11-30-1998]

melony kirkish [11-30-1998]

Thanks for a fine page. I needed a list of the rules governing dispaly of the US flag because some residents of this homeowner's association appear to be neglecting the flags they have on display (turning to rags in the weather). Your page has answered many questions. Thanks again! I'll probably place a link on our homepage to your flag page.
Allen Alchian, Monument, Colorado [11-30-1998]

As public relations officer of American Legion Gateway Post 357 I applaud your historical visual pictures of our country's flags. I intend to download some of the pictures and tell others about your work to keep people informed about the flags of our country. Thank you, Harold D. Macking
Harold D. macking, St. Petersburg, FL [11-30-1998]

Greta Ralston, Suffolk, VA [11-30-1998]

A most thoughtful and fascinating site. I hope to see Betsy Ross' home in person one day, where a dearly-loved American patriot lived and created history. I am a descendant of hers, and you have made her come alive for me. If anyone has information to exchange, she is my 5th Great-Aunt on my father's side. My Grandmother was Myrtle Mann Ross Cottrell from Kennett, Missouri, born 1888. I'm attempting a geneology. Thanks, Alice Stordal
Alice. C. Stordal, Memphis TN [11-30-1998]

thank you for making this web site it was very interesting and it helped me a lot in my report I had to do for school
Leah [11-30-1998]

I'm studying Betsy Ross for a project at school. This site really helped me a lot!
Alicia Day, St.Augustine FL [11-30-1998]

Ryan Brantley, Charlotte, NC [11-30-1998]

jonna petti, staten island n.y. 10309 [11-30-1998]

Great tour!!! We wish were there for real.
Bryan Reed, Birmingham, AL [11-30-1998]

took the tour. really liked it. We liked seeing so many of the rooms in the house.
Kristina Kelley-Johnson, North Branch MN USA [11-30-1998]

research for a school project on Betsy Ross
holly smith [11-30-1998]

This is a terrific page. Thank you so much for putting it together. As an eighth grade American history teacher I find it very useful and informative.
Kathryn Seifert, Brenham, Texas, USA [11-30-1998]

I'm looking for a picture of the flag of Bunker Hill I am a school teacher and I am using the pics for a lesson plan on the American Revolution. thank you for your help. :)
Kim Kosc, BENSALEM [11-30-1998]

what a nice site to visit.
Bobbi, Honolulu, HI [11-30-1998]

I am a fifth grade social studies teacher surfing some great historical sites. Just dropped in to see how my students can learn U.S. history in a more interesting way. Hopefully by January, our class project website will be up and running. We are sending a bear across the country to meet Americans in all walks of life and learn about their part of our country. Our "cyberspace Sammy" will have his new friends e-mail us. The address should remain the same as my personal web page: avana.net~bkey
Beverly Key, Stockbridge, GA [11-30-1998]

Carissa Lidster, Lewisville, TX 75057 [11-30-1998]

It is an honor to sign your guest book. As a 2 tour veteran of Vietnam, this is a neccessity for all of us to pay tribute. Keep up the wonderful work and God Bless each and everyone of you Happy Holidays 11-30-98
Rick Sanders, Poplar Bluff, Mo [11-30-1998]

Go Betsy, Go Betsy! YOU GO GIRL!!!
Jennifer [11-30-1998]

KODY CANFIELD, RIDGECREST,CALIF [11-30-1998]

This is a great site. I found all I needed for my biography on Betsy!
Tara, Chandler, Arizona [11-30-1998]

My daughter Sara wanted to do a report on the first flag and Betsy Ross. This sight has been invaluable to us and it also has been educational for the entire family. It made the experience fun. Thank you so much! Kim
Kim & Sara Shupert, Ft. Thomas, Ky [12-02-1998]

This is for a project
Lindsey, Chandler AZ [12-03-1998]

Ricci [12-03-1998]

Thank you so much for having this information on Betsy Ross.It really helped me on a report I had to do for Soc. Studies.I got all the information I need right here.THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!
Jessika Canterbury, Nampa,Idaho USA [12-03-1998]

Nice site,learned a lot...
Tuan Tran, Houston,Tx [12-03-1998]

Heidi [12-03-1998]

I think this is a great site if you have any information that you could give me that would be great. I am doing a history paper and I have to "interveiw" Betsy Ross So I am trying to find out as much as possible! If there is more information that is not here I would greatly appreciate it if you could email me back before December 10,98 Thanks a lot Jen Furman
Jen Furman, Windsor VT [12-03-1998]

Debbie Lunsford, Hendersonville, NC [12-03-1998]

THis is great for my report on Bunker hill
shayna Bentkover, worcester MA [12-03-1998]

A student finding out about Betsy Ross.
nayalie [12-03-1998]

Thanks for the help. son has a project on the American Flag.
Richard J.Howell, Santa Rosa,CA 95403 United States [12-03-1998]

I liked this website and Besty Ross' house.
Jessica, Texas [12-12-1998]

I like learning about Betsy Ross with my favorite Soicial Studies teacher,Mrs. Kempf.
Alisha, Windermere Elementary Phlugerville,TX [12-12-1998]

I can't believe that Betsy had a fireplace in her bedroom! I mean, a fireplace-in a bedroom-that's crazy! Especially the gift shop, a gift shop in a house?, weird! But I bet she made a lot of money off of her gifts!Betsy is really interesting to learn about,I guess because she made the first American flag!
Erin Elizabeth O'Brien, Pflugerville,TX....America [12-12-1998]

THank -you
Cara Allen, w.Swanzey, NH [12-12-1998]

This is a great use to me to know about Betsy Ross.Please email me
Laura Saldana, Orem,Utah [12-12-1998]

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AMY COBLE, TULSA, OK [12-12-1998]

Hi, I am glad that i found this sight becuse i needed stuff on Betsy Ross for history which is do in like a week from yesterday. I hope to find enough stuff on her. Thamx for having this sight...
Jaime, U.S. [12-12-1998]

personnally I find burning of the US flag repugnet, however it is a peice of cloth and if another american wants to show their displeasure of our goverment and those people in power by burning it I will be the first one to stand up to defend their right to do it. And dare any one to try to stop them. But as with every right there is responsiblity, when they are done with their statement of displeasure,ie burning the flag, I will have respond to my personnal disgust and kick their butts.
Craig L Whetstine, lapine AL [12-12-1998]

Where is the original flag made by Betsy Ross. Is it still in existence and if so, where is it? Thank You
Theresa Dyer, Pittsfield, Maine [12-12-1998]

Dear Someone, I was wondering about betsy Ross. When was betsy ross born and died i could not seem to find it. I had to do a project on the history of our flag and i menchiend Btsy's name because she designed the flag. i think betsy Ross is a big input in my life now tAT I LEARNED ABOUT her. I hope you write me.
Erica Friedman, Virginia Beach.VA [12-12-1998]

Seeking geneological info on my surname. Would like to here from anybody that has done research. I go all the way back to "Christopher".
Dennis D. Dickensheets, Willow Creek, CA. USA, 95573 [12-12-1998]

mia smith, 5 dorathy grace rd. saugerties, ny 12477 [12-12-1998]

Hi. I am da bomb.
Kae, Viginia [12-12-1998]

i am doing a project on the flag and the answers were right there!! you helped me out alot thankyou so much!!! but i do have a question how many times has our flag beeen changed????????? please hurry, i need it by monday it is friday now. but i also need it in my report so hurry
Alli Marconi, Portsmouth NH USA [12-12-1998]

I was wondering if you could tell me what material the original flag Betsy Ross made was made out of???
Terri-lynn, Whitney Point, Ny [12-12-1998]

the one, clovis, ca. [12-12-1998]

Jackie Bell, Baltimore, MD [12-12-1998]

cool
Sarah, TEmpe,AZ USA [12-13-1998]

awsome
minnie gates, waukee Iowa [12-13-1998]

Thanks for the interesting information
Susan Peterson, Naperville, IL [12-13-1998]

oy the spice girls are on the telly!
malia roxane, London England [12-13-1998]

I am trying to find out what the red white and blue represent or stand for.Thanks for the help
Sarah Griffith, Las Vegas Nevada [12-13-1998]

I would like to remind readers to always respect the flag, and especially the freedom it represents. Many men and women died to keep our country free. Don't insult their memory and the dignity of our flag by purchasing and using products that disrespect the flag, such as 4th of July paper plates and napkins, etc. Thank you.
Lisa Ostrowski, East Brunswick, NJ [12-13-1998]

I'm looking for a good, clear picture of the 13 star flag. does anyone know of a link where I can find one?
Jan Boss, Bainbridge Island, WA [12-13-1998]

Great site. My son and I are sewing a flag as part of an 8th grade history project. Your information is invaluable. Thanks so much. Beth
Beth Cotten, Houston, Texas [12-13-1998]

Charles George James Ross U.E., Peterborough, Ontario, Canada [12-13-1998]

Sebrina Butler, Ocala, Florida [12-13-1998]

Thanks for helping me get an A+ on my report!!! :)
Kelly Ann Funk, Carmel, Indiana [12-13-1998]

Diana turner, kcmo [12-13-1998]

Sally Wilson, Gresham, OR [12-13-1998]

Do you know the name of Suzanne Satterthwaite's husband? I visited her home some 40 years ago and enjoyed it very much. Thank you for this tribute to an American Lady.
James R. Satterthwaite, Leesburg, FL [12-13-1998]

Lea P, California [12-13-1998]

Ashley LaRue, Williamsoport PA [12-13-1998]

You guyes did a good job!!!
Adam Bostian, Hanover, PA, USA [12-13-1998]

Good Page
Cody Wentz, Brodbecks,Pa [12-13-1998]

joey [12-13-1998]

Thanks for all of your helpful information, my daughter is doing a report on Betsy Ross and your web site gave her lots of much needed information!
Donna, USA [12-13-1998]

Loved this site. It was full of info and very knowledgeable. After reading this site, I bookmarked it for my son and neices and nephews. I know they will enjoy it. I am proud to be a U.S. citizen and this site only made me prouder. Thanks!
patricia williams, rome, georgia [12-13-1998]

this is the bomb of bombs of atomic bombs
Virginia, na [12-13-1998]

Jennifer Lynn Nadzan [12-13-1998]

LoriAnne Kobulinsky [12-13-1998]

You did a wonderful job. I really enjoyed visiting your site and visiting Betsy Ross's house. It was really neat.
Terry Gann, Sam Rayburn ISD [12-13-1998]

My first visit and printed some info for my Sister to discuss at an upcoming DAR meeting. Many thanks for providing all the information. When I have more time, I will return and review more. Thanks again.
Jim Brashear, Scottsville, KY [12-13-1998]

Kathy Mcclanahan, Salina kansas [12-13-1998]

karla nelson, cedar Falls Iowa [12-13-1998]

this is for my son to learn
Jim Beck, san diego [12-13-1998]

I was wondering if Betsy's flag is the flag in the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware"? Or if it was not completed at the time he crossed the Delaware?
Annetta Haley, Frazee, MN [12-13-1998]

Were trying to find a picture of a flag, but oh well. Good web page.
Lana [12-13-1998]

ashleigh, Glenside,Pa, U.S [12-13-1998]

This web page gave me more info on Betsy Ross than I was able to find in any encyclopedia. My dad helped me get on-line. Once I was here it was easy. I am doing a project for my seventh grade history class. This is a good web site.
Tiffany George, Shrewsbury, Ma [12-13-1998]

This has been helpful for my report on Betsy Ross for school. I am in the 5th grade. I like the way your site looked. The information is helpful.
Chelsea Wellborn, Nashville,TN [12-13-1998]

jean [mielke] iddings, ranson, w.v. 25438 [12-13-1998]

Catie [12-13-1998]

Erica Birile, Cinninati,Ohio,U.A.S [12-13-1998]

jill ross, troy, texas [12-13-1998]

My fourth grade class enjoyed your site very much.
Joe Matson, Lower Burrell, PA USA [12-14-1998]

Samantha Lee Bell, Concord, Cailfornia [12-14-1998]

Randi Weaver, weatherford,tx,usa [12-14-1998]

This site is wonderful! I am a teacher who no longer teaches due to a disability. I wish they had sites like this when I was in the classroom. My children would have enjoyed it immensely!!!
Pat Gasda, West Mifflin, PA [12-14-1998]

This is a really neat website! I am a college student studying to be a teacher. We are required to come up with several lesson plans; I plan to use information from this site to do this. I also really like the star cutting technique. Thanks!
Sandy Cross, Bristol, Va [12-14-1998]

andrea niklaus, so.williamsport pa [12-14-1998]

Debbie Barnett, Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110 [12-14-1998]

Betsy Ross-Voorhees, Herkimer, NY [12-14-1998]

JOSHUA LAYNE BROWN [12-14-1998]

Your page was helpful for a cub scout project we had to research the history of the American flag! Thank you!
Debbie Temple, CT [12-14-1998]

I believe the flag means that the 13 strips meam the 13 colonies. The red for the blood Amercian shed fighting for independence. The white for purtiy and the blue for justice, perserance. It should be a honor for us to live here.
Julia Ott, Lebanon, PA, U.S.A. [12-15-1998]

Mrs Doubtfire, Scotland [12-15-1998]

Jacklyn Brown, Jamestown,TN [12-15-1998]

Brooke Davis, Jamestown,TN United States of America [12-15-1998]

Hi! I came across this website by accident. But I'm so glad I did! I've had 4 brothers in the military, 4 in the Army and 1 Marine. They have served our Country well! And I am extremely proud of the them. Every time I heard patriotic songs and look at our American Flag and get so emotional... I can never hold back my tears from streaming down my face. I truly love the American Flag and admire Betsy Ross' masterpiece! God Bless America, now & forever!
Susan Douglas, La Habra, CA. [12-15-1998]

i love rose
char [12-15-1998]

Carol Albin, Norwalk, IA [12-18-1998]

Teresa Crosby, Baxley, GA 31513 [12-18-1998]

I am doing betsy ross for a project and I think she is an incredible women. I can't believe that she got picked to do the american flag.
lindsey peet, mn [12-18-1998]

Thank you for your information. I am doing it for my Boyscout report on the American Flag.I think our freedom is special and needs to be honored at all cost. I'm 8 yrs. old and am working on my Wolf book in Scouts. Thank you.
D.J. Dominguez, Rochester, MN [12-18-1998]

I was looking for some information on the American Flag for my grandson and what you have here filled the bill better than anything else I've found. Thank you!
Lavern Wasson, Mechanicsville, Maryland [12-18-1998]

Stacy, Brookfield Ma [12-18-1998]

Meghan O'Donnell, Shoreham,N.Y. [12-19-1998]

We should have a site regarding our flag and people should see this from all walks of life, We are Americans be proud of it.
angela, florida [12-27-1998]

I am taking my Grandson to visit the house, as he has never been to Philadelphia. I plan to show him many historical sites.
The Blizzard Family, Ambler, PA. 19002 [12-27-1998]

Joanne Ashton, Lisbon, Oh. 44432 [12-27-1998]

Very interesting survey of historical facts behind "old glory". But the CAS. flag and history is missing.
John C. GUERIN, BORDEAUX 33000 FRANCE [12-27-1998]

Brianne Rogers, California [12-27-1998]

Nancye Wilhelm, Jackson, Alabama [12-27-1998]

k. ross, ire;land [12-27-1998]

This is really neato!!!
Kassie, New Baden, IL [12-27-1998]

Betsy Ross had a more interesting life than I thought.
Katie R., MA, usa [12-27-1998]

kevin pratt, andalusia,alabama, usa [12-27-1998]

I have been hosting a site that supports a petition site (www.resign.net) and have recently turned my attention to our great Constitution, and its impact on our daily lives. I love the flag, the pledge, and the freedom that its colors represent. I honor those who died and gave thier service willingly to protect those cherished freedoms that we often take for granted I feel that in these recent times (late 1998) we have seen an erosion of the basic fabric of our nation by the one elected and sworn to uphold the constitution. I hope and pray that the leaders of our great nation have the dedication and diligence to see to it that NO man ever succeeds in trampling our Constitution. I just read it again tonight, and it is a well crafted and excellent document that demands our alligence. I for one will strive to uphold it as a citizen who knows my rights and loves my freedoms. We have a great nation, but what will we the people allow to become of her? Long may she wave, may freedom reign supreme.
Nathan Pizzo, Santa Clara, CA [12-27-1998]

Great information for my son who needed to write a report something pertaining to colonial times in america before the 1800's. Even if he does not use it, I found it very interesting. Thank you.
Paula Jones, BlueRiver Oregon [12-27-1998]

The sooner the Senate deals with the impeachment of President Clinton, the better for the country.
Richard J Smith, Litchfield, ME [12-27-1998]

sarah cato, st louis, mo [12-27-1998]

Suzy mulfinger, State College, PA [12-27-1998]

info on betsy ross
Mike guttentag [12-28-1998]

daniella keenan, bear.delaware [12-28-1998]

Robin Barry, Fullerton, California [12-29-1998]


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