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First time We have been in to this website but it will not be the last. My wife has been told all of her life that she was a descendant of Betsy Ross Claypoole. Thanks and we will be checking back from time to time.
Bob and Carolyn (Claypoole) VanSickle, Platte City, Mo. 64079 USA [12-24-2001]

A very educational site I like what you have done.
Todd Tarzia, Bloomfield, New York [12-22-2001]

i was 11 wqhen i first signed this, now i'm 17!
cj farrell, pitman, new jersey [12-22-2001]

Love the pattern for the 5 point star!
robin quon [12-22-2001]

lyndsay smith, ma,boston,country [12-22-2001]

This is the best website you can ever use to get information about anything! I recommend that this site is the #1 site to get a report or information out of.
Sasha Sanchez, Middletown, NY [12-22-2001]

God Bless America and we will prevail.
Ross M, n.j. [12-22-2001]

we are doing a web page on the evolution of the american flag
amy smith, hickory nc [12-22-2001]

Your page Rules
Spike, rochester MN [12-22-2001]

Jessica Ibekwe, Saffrod TX [12-22-2001]

I love your website, it's really helpful for the project i'm doing at school. Thanks again. Luv ya.
Jessica, Penn [12-22-2001]

Debra Senter [12-22-2001]

Great web site and beautiful colors in your art work. You have so much information on the site that I feel as if i'm living in those days. So keep it up. It makes me apprieciate all that I have since September 11
Marijanay Crockett, Denver colorado [12-22-2001]

Can you please tell me when I can purchase a flag, I've been trying for several months and each time it tells me to check back because the Gift Shop is being redesigned. Thanks & a reply would be appreciated, Bo Kindle
Bo Kindle, Childress, Texas [12-22-2001]

Hi, I am doing a Social Studies project on the history of the American Flag. I was wondering if you could send me more information on it. I would be very grateful. Your site is great! It really has helped me, but I need a little more information. Thank you, Cassie Ballard 8th Grade
Cassie Ballard, Walker, Louisiana (U.S.) [12-22-2001]

gialaina, u.s.a [12-22-2001]

I do all of my reports onher.
Melissa Gilbert, Fleetwood P.A. [12-22-2001]

Hi, yo, whats up? I want to give a shout out to all my friends!
Keali, Minnesota [12-22-2001]

I think this page helps young people in the schools today.
Shawanna Bailey, greenville south carolina [12-22-2001]

Great information! I was just checking to see which side to hang the blue field on when hanging on a wall, and found all this other knowledge that I'll share with my students!
Jennifer Schmitt, Zion, IL [12-22-2001]

Hi, cool website!!!!!!! Ziggy
ziggy man, None of your bussines [12-22-2001]

Can you tell me what the ball on top of a flag pole was originally designed for. I was recently told that it was made to house: a razor, to separate the fields; a match, to burn the flag; and a bullet, either to defend the flag or to terminate oneself after properly destroying the flag. I can not find any literature that supports this. Is it true? Thanks in advance for you help. Tomas Martinez
Tomas Martinez, Dallas, Texas [12-22-2001]

hello, how are you? i would like to talk to Betsy Ross if you dont mind, and i want to ask her stuff.
Bethany Kittrick, millinocket maine united states of america [12-22-2001]

My question: Where is the first flag for the United States that Betsy Ross made in May of 1776 today ? Is it lost with time ? Jem Jender
Jem Jender, nyc ny [12-22-2001]

betsy is soo cool i think she should be the first dead/women president.
julie [12-17-2001]

This site: I give it an A++I got all my ingo
Jessica Strainis, buttholes [12-17-2001]

martin castillo, la puente, ca USA [12-17-2001]

tyler [12-17-2001]

lex, ohio [12-17-2001]

Kayla Whiddon, Magnolia,Arkansas [12-17-2001]

Hearing all the concerns about the proper display of the flag from several co-workers, I decided to look it up. Now I have good information to tell them. Also it is great to see everyone elses concerns and feelings about Sept. 11, 2001. I know I was devistated to hear about the incident and am proud to be an American and support President Bush's decisions full force.
Doreen Nicholaw, Tracy, CA [12-17-2001]

Best website. I'm using this information for a school report.
Keara kinney, Kansas City MO [12-17-2001]

Marlene Damato, Dayton, NJ [12-17-2001]

My mom was given an American flag as part of the military honors ceremony when my dad died. I would like to frame the flag and place it on the wall, but I can't find flag frames, although I used to see them before. Thank you,
Barbara Dessureau, West Hartford, CT [12-17-2001]

I would like to know the following information regarding the American Flag: 1) I would like to confirm that the red stripes (7) represent the blood that was and is shed for these United States. 2) I would like to know what the white stripes (6) represent? I think "purity" but purity of what? 3) I would to confirm that there are 13 stripes all together that represent the 13 original colonies. 4) I would like to know what the blue background (where the stars are) stands for. Why blue? 5) I know that the stars represent each state of the United States. I would like to know the order in which each stated was added. 6) I would like to know how to fold the American Flag and why it is folded that way? 7) I would like to know where to surrender damaged flags or the proper procedure for the desposal? Thank you. Thank you.
Adalberta Nelson, 174 Marillo Lane, North Fort Myers, FL, 33903 [12-17-2001]

James McLellan, Irving, Texas [12-17-2001]

James McLellan, Irving, [12-17-2001]

jordan hipps, powder,springs ga 30127 [12-17-2001]

i am doin a report on besty ross for my social studies project do you have any idea to help me with it? thanks
Devan Corcroan, Blasdell New York USA [12-17-2001]

Brittney Espinoza, Elko, NV USA [12-17-2001]

I am doing a Project of you you are a whtie lady and you rock.
courtney, city [12-17-2001]

Hello every1! Iam doing a research paper on Betsy Ross. I would like to say hi 2 all my friends,u know who you are
Shiloh Dodger, Connecticut [12-17-2001]

this is an awsome home page
Tasha Smith, u.s. nebraska [12-17-2001]

i have done many projects on Betsy Ross!
jennifer harris, westminster Maryland USA [12-17-2001]

What does the flag mean to us Americans when we look at it
Jimmy [12-17-2001]

Dear Betsy, Your website could really help me on my report. Your friend, Colleen Smith
Colleen Smith, York,P.A [12-17-2001]

Keshia mattingly [12-17-2001]

Hello~im 13 and in the eighth grade. Im doing a persuasive essay for language class because the state of Ohio is having a contest called Women MAking History Essay Contest. Invites all 8th grade students!We are soppose to pick a person in history that impacted our life. I picked Betsy Ross because if we didnt have a flag there would probably be a bunch of little ones and everyone would get confused!
Mindy, Ohio [12-17-2001]

my friend and I are doing the history of the flag in a social studies fair can you please send us some information ? thanks stephany
stephany, louisiana [12-17-2001]

joseph spinelli, wilmington Delaware [12-17-2001]

hay you'se should pick up you re flag on the ground i was liking the tour then i saw the flag u better pick it up now
brian reichert, nj egg harbor [12-17-2001]

wendy zweig, monsey, New York [12-17-2001]

Thak you to all of you for creating this site. It is a great tribute to the times when the flag was a sign of peace but now it is a sign of September 11th when they attacked. THANKYOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!
Mewfive [12-17-2001]

I am doing a report on Betsy Ross. If you have any information e-mail me at! I'd really appretiate it!!!!!!!!!
***LAURA***, none [12-12-2001]

Thank you so much for that info that I needed for school,MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS, Amaris Franco
Amaris Franco, Lake Station In. [12-12-2001]

what kind of matreail did you use for the flag?also where was she born?Im asking questions because im doing a report on Betsy Ross!so please give me a lot of infomation!Thanks a lot.
Brittney, me [12-12-2001]

I luv the web page!
amanda, richmond va [12-12-2001]

I never realized how much pride I had in our country until the 9-11 attacks. The first thing I did after that event, after being shocked and mortified, was get ANGRY. The second thing I did was display a flag on my porch in a prominent location. What does that flag mean to me? It means men and women for centuries have given their lives to fight for our freedoms and liberties. It means our forefathers had guts and determination to make a good life for us all. It means a diverse culture living together in harmony and brotherhood. When I look at that flag, I thank God for those people. I thank God for America. That flag represents hope to a bruised nation and for our children. I love our flag!
Vivian Dailey, Dubois, Pennsylvania [12-12-2001]

this website is set up very good and it is easy for people with research.
Bec, e.taunton ma [12-12-2001]

Mariah Mann, Austin, Tx [12-12-2001]

Tabitha Hoover, wasilla, Alaska, USA [12-12-2001]

i got a lot of info that i needed for a report on Betsy Ross. this website makes info so easy to find.
Katie, Cypress, CA, USA [12-12-2001]

Thank-you for making this great site on Betsy Ross, the pictures are amazing. Thank-you for the flag wallpaper it looks great. I am a student in middle school in the eighth grade and have a history project due on someone who lived during the revolutionary war and Betsy Ross is my first choice. Thanks for the website, bye.
Sasha Cohen, Rohnert Park, California [12-12-2001]

Ever since the w.t.c. collapsed,the flag has made me happy.Thank you Betsy Ross
patricia coughlin, woodside,n.y. [12-12-2001]

I really enjoyed reading about this and I learned a lot of new this I wouldnt have other wise. Thanks to this i'll get a good grade on my speech in class.
Carian Rickard, Mesquite Tx [12-12-2001]

Elizabeth, Berwyn PA USA [12-10-2001]

I think that Betsy Ross is the best. She is an insipation to me.
Litany, Kendallville,In,46755 [12-10-2001]

this is a coolio guestbook
Kasey Bloomer, Slidell,LA [12-10-2001]

I was very much impressed.
Dieter Heiss, Melle/Germany [12-10-2001]

kim adams [12-10-2001]

Hanna Garabaldi, il [12-10-2001]

I have been here many times since 9/11 but I can't remember if I signed your guest book. You have so much to offer to the people of America. Thank you
Molly Smith, Shawnee Mission, Kansas [12-10-2001]

this site is totally awesome. it has everything anyone needs yo know about our flag. God Bless America
sarah, ohio [12-10-2001]

John Buster, Columbus Ohio [12-10-2001]

Toria Eichenlaub, South webster Ohio [12-10-2001]

We are learning about Betsy Ross and the flag. We enjoyed the pictures on your website. Do you have any information that you can send to us? Thank you! Ms. Gold and class
Ms. Gold's First Grade class, Smyrna, GA [12-10-2001]

this is a really good site.
ashley, labelle fl [12-10-2001]

Alanna Chan [12-10-2001]

Good info on Betsy-quite a gal! I was recently shocked at our town Christmas parade; when two of our grandchildren, who viewed a patriotic float, asked WHO is Betsy Ross?? I was amazed! One is a high school senior and the other a high school sophomore (and an honor student). Obviously, Betsy must not be mentioned in our grade or junior high school history! for shame, for shame. I used your website to download some information on her; our whole family is getting a copy in their Christmas stockings. I just can't imagine what is going on with our teachers and their American history curriculum. Jerry D.
Jerry Dignam, Hampton, NH [12-10-2001]

briana [12-09-2001]

I am a children's librarian in a public library and I am planning a program to celebrate Betsy Ross and theamericna flag in January. I was searching for information and came across this website. Thanks! Any ideas of a good picture book on the american flag or Betsy Ross.
Gretchen, kenmore NY [12-09-2001]

Paul Polchert, Rutherford, NJ [12-09-2001]

Millard Terry Miller, Bakersfield California [12-09-2001]

Merry Christmas!
Amanda, Kentucky [12-09-2001]

Inglis, North Carilina [12-09-2001]

Ann Meyer and Barb Meyer, St. Louis, MO [12-08-2001]

stephanie & macie [12-08-2001]

I recently inherited two flags that were my grandfathers. One is a forty-two star flag, machine stitched, five foot by seven foot. The other is a forty star flag. Entirely hand sewn. It's larger-6'x8'. Both flags are in wonderfull condition. Beside smelling of his cedar chest. I've been unable to find any history on either one of these. Can you help? Thank you, Bruce
Bruce Wilson, Spokane,Wa. [12-08-2001]

Great web site!! Right now the more information on Patriotic issues the better! "God Bless America and everyone who took the time to read this!
Rhonda Bailey Yoakum, Lincoln,Nebraska [12-08-2001]

How did you feel when you made the american flag.
Brittany Orpwood, West Warwick R.I [12-08-2001]

I found this site very interesting. It has everything I wanted to know about the American flag, the rules, laws, and regulations.
Reza Oskoui, Glen Rock NJ [12-08-2001]

A very informative web site. Thank you.
James V. Ardito, Philadelphia, PA 19147 [12-08-2001]

I am interested in purchasing a 3x5 cotton Betsy Ross Flag. I am having a hard time finding one. Is it possible to get one from you? Thank you Betty Johnson
Betty Johnson, Perkasie, PA [12-08-2001]

this is cool.. I never knew half of this stuff!.. I needed to know how to fold the flag.. cuz i had flag duty for student council at school.. and i didn't know how to do it!.. too bad I dind't know about this then! excillent informational content.. (and that coming from a 14 year old.. is a good comment ;) )
Amber, Mahaffey, Pennsylvania [12-08-2001]

I am a direct descendant of Betsy Ross. The surname was carried down as a middle name for several generations, and I ended up with it as a first name! My duaghter is writing a report on Betsy so we came her for more info. Great site!
Ross Purnell, Palmyra, PA [12-08-2001]

A. M. T., Reiffton Pa. [12-08-2001]

Audreyann D. Mejia, Sun City Califorina [12-08-2001]

This is a really great place for kids to come to to learn more about how the flag got started... Thanks,
audreyann [12-08-2001]

Danny Wisard, Orrville OH USA [12-08-2001]

hey i love besty for making the American Flag!!!!!
Breanna Booher, Linton,IN 47441 [12-08-2001]

Nice Site!
zcvbm, Alabama [12-08-2001]

if you could send me some info on you
tracy jolene douglas, coulterville ill [12-08-2001]

My kids will love this as I have.
Thomas Jeffery Mc Daniel, Warner Robins Georgia [12-08-2001]

tessa warren, faulkton sd, 57438 [12-08-2001]

Phay, Glendale, Co USA [12-08-2001]

I'm glad to finally find some imformation on an American Revolutionary War heroine. I coulden't find imformation on Ellen Toliver, Debrah Sampson, But I did find stuff on Martha Washington. Thank you for making this site it is a big help.
Betty, usa [12-05-2001]

Barbara, ky, lou [12-05-2001]

i had to do a repot on betsy ross and this site was very hepful thank you
cassie [12-05-2001]

Dear flag people, Hi i have been using your fleag page to help me with an report and i found it realy insporational! please add more infore mation thoe i couldent find anough information. Love, Me
lala, idontknow [12-05-2001]

Besty why dident you desing the flag. did you have a choice.
ambreana newson, atchison ks [12-05-2001]

This site was very interencing
Kyle Borror, arnold MO. [12-05-2001]

Send me pitures
Joshua Hampton, Robbinsville NC 28771 [12-05-2001]

Ronald H. Kimball, Las Vegas, NV [12-05-2001]

hello!!! wassup!!! BSB rocks!!!!!!!
Katherine Tyler, Illinois [12-05-2001]

Your site is great! Useful and interesting info..I especially liked the story behind Betsy Ross. I have a question relating to flag sizes and configuration of the blue field. There doesn't seem to be any "official" size ratio of height to width. Based on commonly available sizes (and your chart ) the ratio varies from 1:1.5 to 1:1.9, with the most common being in the 1:1.5-1:1.6 range. The height of the blue field appears to be standard at the height of 7 stripes and in a survey I've taken the width appears to be equal to 9 stripes (a ratio of 1:1.3). I'd be interested in your comments. Once again your site is great and I'm going to spread the word about it to my friends and grandchildren. Henry Palmer
Henry A. Palmer, Storrs, CT [12-05-2001]

Hi my name is Gloria MIchel as you can see i love your site. It is much better than the one because yours has more infomation than the ohter one so thank you for your help and for the information. Sincerely, Gloria Michel
Gloria Michel, Louisiana [12-05-2001]

Betsey Ross is known as a hero.Were having a hero's show at Apache Elementry but Apache is at Nall Hills. Betsey Ross is a noble person to me.
Ashley Mezo, Overland Park Kansas [12-05-2001]

kreg wolfe, philadelphia, pa [12-05-2001]

thank you betsy ross for making the first american flag if you wouldn't have made it we wouldn't have it today so thank you
tiffani [12-05-2001]

Megan Ward, amarillo tx [12-05-2001]

Thank you for the info I realy needed it. I am in grade 8 at st.mary academy in lorain. *Thank you very much!* Allie
Allie Aviles, lorain, Ohio [12-05-2001]

Marissa Benavides, Cotulla,tx [12-05-2001]

good web site
kayla, st.pete fl. usa [12-05-2001]

Betsy Ross is a wonderful person, that had a lot of hopes and dreams and made several of them come true!
Kendra Reed, Lawrenceville IL [12-05-2001]

ok like this site is historical and all but where are the games the cool stuff???? This site could have like games about betsey ross stich the flag together but dont forget that if you include some games that thier will be more children to visit this web site it will be fun and much cooler and funer
Sara Custophilis, 33 Melrose St [12-05-2001]

steven buxton, mass [12-05-2001]

this site stinks! just kidding its ok but you should have more kids stuff like chatrooms and games and stuff like that! so thanks again love your bestest friend in the whole world, sarah lithowania
Sarah Lithowania, california [12-05-2001]

I think u your website is ok i think you should have more exciting things that little kids and grown ups will injoy. thankyou your best frind sweety pie p.s thankyou for letting my sign your guest book and letting tell you if you were alive what i think about it
Jasmen, mass [12-05-2001]

this site is a really cool one! this could help a lot of people in need of help on this site!we can learn about stuff in the past.i am really glad you made this site! well i have to go but my friend deena says hello. love always, jennifer
jennifer, mass [12-05-2001]

This page is very useful and vey informative, you guys did a great job.
Josh Fetcko, Johnstown, PA [12-05-2001]

I think it is a very good website for anyone. Also i love your song "the star spangled banner" that is a sweet song and i love your website. thankyou, your best friend deena p.s also my favorite best friend jennifer says hello.
deena, mass [12-05-2001]

this site is really cool! its a good idea you made this site!!!!
jennifer, mass [12-05-2001]

Thank you for making this page. I found lots of good info. on this page. Your Friend, Hope
Hope, Bloomington, Indiana [12-05-2001]

i love your different pages and i thought they were really neat!
amber haynie, cincinnati ohio 45255 [12-05-2001]

hey uve got a great website!
rachel, Cincinnati [12-05-2001]

amber haynie [12-05-2001]

tiffany duncan, cincinnati [12-05-2001]

hey im doing this for a school report it is an english report on betsy ross and it will rasis my grade up to a "b"or "a " so i really need this grade if you know what i mean
~!*HALEY*!~, Indiana [12-05-2001]

It should have more info about her!
Bethany, Cincinnati [12-03-2001]

Did betsy make the flag or is that rubbish?
kelly, phoenix,az [12-03-2001]

Leslie Dumbauskas, San Antonio, Texas [12-03-2001]

Thanks for creating this website. JH
James R. Hogan, Albuquerque, NM [12-03-2001]

Erica, Austin Tx. [12-03-2001]

My daughter just moved to Philly, from MN, and I came to visit her. She took me on a historic tour through Philly and we did go through Betsy Ross' house. It's amazing how people lived back then, it was very interesting to see. I just found this site and I had to take the virtual tour - it brought back the recent memories of my visit. Thank you!
Robin, North Branch, MN [12-03-2001]

Many of us at work are wearing red, white & blue ribbons. There is a discussion of the order in which the ribbons should be arranged. Someone has said because we are at war the red should be on top, white in the middle and blue on the bottom. Is there such a protocol for the order in which the ribbons are arranged? Thank you
Lois, New Port Richey, FL [12-03-2001]

laura [12-03-2001]

We used your site to learn more about Betsy Ross and the American flag to go along with our studies of the Revolutionary war. Thanks for the wonderful information!!!
Mrs. Parsley's 5th grade class, Arlington, TX [12-03-2001]

brandie howar, kentucky [12-03-2001]

I would like to think you for makeing this site it has helped me a lot with my report
Josh [12-02-2001]

I would like to thank you for such a wonderful website. I was assigned a project on Betsy Ross and your website was very helpful! Thanks for making a great site! God Bless America!
Alexa, Grassy Key, Florida [12-02-2001]

J. Ritchie [12-02-2001]

I love!!!!!!! this page I helped me getan A+ thank you
samantha, olyimpia washtion [12-02-2001]

Because of Betsy Ross we have a Flag to honor our Country. I am very proud to be an American and I honor the Flag and its meaning. I am doing a report on Betsy Ross, this is the second time different year, because I think she is so interesting and I wanted to learn more about her. My prayers are with all those that have lost their lives as well as all those that are serving our country.
Stephanie Del-Rio, Pflugerville, Texas [12-02-2001]

I love eveybody
Casey, Virginia [12-02-2001]

I,m doing a report on Betsy Ross and I preaty much got all my information from here. So I wanted to say thank you. Thanks
Emily, Thorntown, Indiana [12-02-2001]

Hello, my wifes name is Britt Müller-Ross,she live in germany in KÖLN. Here grand.grand.grand ect.mother was Betsy Ross!! This is really TRUH! This is for the time all,because my english is bad. Goodby Frank Schmitz
Frank Schmitz , Germany ,KÖLN [12-01-2001]

Julie Kimball , Richfield, UT, USA [12-01-2001]

There was all lot of iformation for my school project. thank you!
NikoletteLatzke , Glen Ellyn IL [12-01-2001]

its a great website!!!!!!!!
ashley , el campo [12-01-2001]

hello! how are you? i am good. Congrats for making our first American flag. Have a nice day! You are the weakest link...GOODBYE!
Kelsey , Moorhead, MN, USA [12-01-2001]

I am doing a report on Betsy Ross for school and this was ver helpful.
Emily , Thorntown, Indiana [12-01-2001]

chrissy [12-01-2001]

Alex Yarinsky , saratoga springs NY,USA [12-01-2001]

Hello my name is Angel and I am doing a report on Betsy Ross for a shool project if you could, would you give me the BIG major details on her life? Your Friend Angel on a dead line so please help me
Angel , Clare, MI [12-01-2001]

thanks(it was for school)
judith carter , liberty,in [12-01-2001]

andy s [12-01-2001]

I think Besty was a great person and im glad she is a she and not a he!
Michelle W. , Michigan [12-01-2001]

I am from the lineage of Dessemiah Ashbaugh Ross who married my great-grandfather, Amos LaFayette Zimmerman. Through great-grandmother Dessemiah, we are related to Betsy Ross.
Samuel Leland Bowser , Columbia City, IN 46725 [12-01-2001]

I think people should pay more respect to the flag.It shouldn't have taken a tradgedy for the American people to start flying the flag. Some people in my class don't even look at the flag when they say the pledge of allegiance!!!!!!!!!! People,start RESPECTING YOUR FLAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
mel , il [12-01-2001]

This is a great site i got some info for my history project more than i could find anywhere else. Great site keep it running.
June , fl [12-01-2001]

Ashley Thompson , California [12-01-2001]

I am the long lost great great granddaughter of Betsy Ross no lie!!
Lisa Wilson 9/11/ will never be forgoten , Georgia [12-01-2001]

I wonder what she wore. You can't tell very much from the picture. I had to choose someone to dress up as for school and I chose her! Very cool person.
CMB , Coon Rapids, MN USA [12-01-2001]

i found great information to include in my childs bookreport
anonymous , new york [12-01-2001]

I am in 5th grade and treuly feel this site will help me in my assignment. Thank you for making this site for me and everyone else who might want or need to see it. GOD BLESS THE USA Trica
Trica Shea , Arvada,co. USA [12-01-2001]

brittany , elcampo,tx 77437 [12-01-2001]

Shay , ElCampo,Texas [12-01-2001]

i think that this website is perfect for looking up information and that it its very resorceful! than you
niki zajdel , johnstown, PA [12-01-2001]

I am proud of our nation for sticking together through all of these hardships, and i am glad to be an American!
kelly weimer , johnstown, pa us [12-01-2001]

Hi watz up see ya later
anonymous [12-01-2001]

hi mom! iam proud to be american
gabi , wellington ohio [12-01-2001]

Kelsey Smith [12-01-2001]

Kay A.Richen , Robinsonville,Mississippi [12-01-2001]

I Like the American flag very much because it reminds me of a long time you all have gone through just to keep Your patriotism alive.Like the September 11 tradgdey .
Brian Jaques , London England [12-01-2001]

Old Glory Thirteen bold stripes of red and white, flap and wave in the bright sunlight. Fifty stars stand tall and true, upon a field of the bluest blue. Across the seven seas from shore to shore, she has stood tall and proud before each door. At times tattered, torn and full of holes, she has brought new life to many souls. Each day she's up; each eve she's down, to keep the peace the world around. Hats are off and salutes are rendered, as long as she stands I'll not surrender. by: John V. Prater (SCPO) U.S. Navy (Retired)
John Vincent Prater , Pembroke Pines, Florida [11-28-2001]

The tradegy on Sept.11, 2001, really made an impact on me because on of my friends at schools father was in the Twin Towers in New York. I think he was on the 98 floor and the plane hit on the 92 floor. We didn't know for a long time if he died or if he is still alive.Finnaly, after 2 weeks our Middle School principal told us that my friends mother realized that he wasn't alive. It was really hard for our principal to tell us almost everone in my grade stated to cry. But we have got to remeber where my friend father hopefully goes next. I love the United States and I would do any thing to have everyone who died on September 11, 2001 still be alive. I just have to beleive in the United States and hopefully we will when agianst Pachestan.
Rue rue , Memphis, Tennessee [11-28-2001]

lauren [11-28-2001]

Betsy Ross is cool
Alison [11-28-2001]

My pathfinder leader was telling me that Betsy Ross didn't sew the first flag, she says this because they have no documentary proof. I think Betsy did sew the first flag, but I can't help wondering if what my leader tells me is true...
Heather [11-28-2001]

This web site was informative. Needs mor info on her life tho. i m doin a 12 slide power point presentation n i need more info. pleas help me. email any sites to
KELS. , Oxford PA [11-28-2001]

Thanks for helping my son understand more about America's previous wars and conflicts. May God bless America and keep our country standing tall! Thank you all!
Luann , Maine [11-28-2001]

Laurie Fischer , Lititz Pa [11-28-2001]

this information is for my grandson, so thank you for made it possible.
linda wells garner , jackson, ms 39209 [11-28-2001]

Thank you for your site.We are using it to help our son on a report for school. It is very interesting to learn about the origins of our national symbol.
Timothy Dollins , Republic,MO. [11-28-2001]

I am doing a book report on the biography of Betsy Ros, and was looking for the place where she was born, and the date she died. Courtney
Courtney Springer , Conway, Arkansas U.S.A. [11-28-2001]

hi i just wanted to say hi
TIFFANY CHAISSON , marrero,louisiana [11-28-2001]

I am a girlscout and my girlscout troop (troop 693) and I are using your page to help us complete a badge.I have really enjoyed it and I am sure my troop has. they have also i believe sighned the GB and will tell you they are in GS. Names are Me Michelle Brianna Tasha And Ashley. BYe Maegen
Maegen [11-28-2001]

chelsea [11-28-2001]

the sit is really cool and since i have a report on Betsy Ross thankyou for the pictures.
Greg , Conneticet [11-28-2001]

Wahooo my name is Fredrick Hopkins I wish to send yo a merrie christmas this year. YA might have had to e-mails by my too2 dauteers. I ll keep meseeningyo later SeEEEEEE YAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!
Fredrick Hopkins , Hictown al uas [11-28-2001]

Paula Millsap [11-28-2001]

thank you for making the flag it means so much to me it was sad on september 11 but i know GOD is whatching over them i still look at the flag we say the pledg if there was no flag we wouldn't know about our freedom people died for us. i am only 10 i am doing a book report we got to pick from any body and i pickedyou because i believe in you
jaci clearman , miami florida [11-28-2001]

go ravens
stephen schaeffer [11-28-2001]

This is a good site
Jacob , Manning, IA [11-28-2001]

Enjoyed your info.Love this great country of ours and seeing the flag flying gives me goosebumps.Thanks
Rowena Satterfield , Evening Shade,Arkansas [11-28-2001]

This site has provided me with a lot of useful information. I am portraying Betsy Ross for one of my classes and I have used a lot of info from this page. Thanks!
Robin Dunn , Jonesborough, TN [11-28-2001]

Nacy Scneider [11-28-2001]

I came to this website so I could do some research on Besty Ross. I hope this has what I want!
Zoe , Linwood, NJ [11-28-2001]

Karley Sieverding , Jefferson South Dakota United States [11-28-2001]

I think it is a wonderfu thing you are doing with history or the history of our flag though this time of crisis. Also you have tooken the history of or flag and put it on a website, that is totally amazing to me because of how much I love history but I don't lke reading big books.
Jessica S , Callahan, FL 3201 USA [11-28-2001]

where did betsy ross die?
Kayla [11-28-2001]

The best looking flag is the flag of the UK
Michael [11-28-2001]

Waaaaaaaaaazzzzzuppppppp yooooooooooo
Danny V , nj [11-28-2001]

This web site gives a lot of info, thanks I really learned a lot!!!!!!
anonymous [11-28-2001]

I came here during Computer Class.
ANG , NY,New York U.S.A. [11-28-2001]

Christina , honolulu,hawaii [11-28-2001]

Stephanie Marcel , Bensalem PA [11-28-2001]

anonymous , sc leesville [11-28-2001]

mary , sc leesville [11-28-2001]

Did Betsy Ross use a sewing machine to sew the american flag?
erica guidobono , northville, mi 48167 [11-28-2001]

tricia tague , phoenixville [11-28-2001]

i love the site but i still dont know what the first flag looked like?
KAyleigh , nh [11-28-2001]

hello people drop us a line.
nat , perth, western australia, australia [11-28-2001]

My mothers name is Carol Ann Scott.She grew up in Detroit Michigan.She is 65 years old.and we think she is related to Betsy Ross some how.Does anyone reading this have access to this information,or does anyone want to get back with me. I WOULD DEEPLY APPRECIATE IT!! Thank You, Mark Bischoff/AKA Eric Bischoff(wcw)brother
Mark Bischoff , Minnetonka,Minnesota [11-28-2001]

My 9 year old daughter is doing a timeline report for her fourth grade class. We found your site full of information and pictures that we could use for her report. Thank you for making all this information available to us. Carol and Ashley Priete
Carol Priete , Danville, California USA [11-28-2001]

i love betsy ross . she is sooooo interestig , i love her homepage. when i first vistited this site i went to her virtual house and i liked the kitchen.
elizabeth wright , ky,russell [11-28-2001]

I have a project for history class and its on Betsy Ross. I am glad because besides her being a female that made a difference in the world she sewed the flag at which we once pledged to but no we pledge to the one flag known by all with the 50 stars. Its good to see the flag in websites and see that people in america really do respect it. Well I have to get back to work ! C ya! Dee Dee Denyce
Denyce , Pennsylvannia, USA! [11-28-2001]

The information I find here helps me with the American Legion Auxiliary. Also to combine information for Christmas gifts to My Father in law, and Brother in Law that is in the service. I have made them scrap books of this information. Also with other information I have found on the emternet. Please keep up the good work on information for others. Sincerly Bonnie English
Bonnie English , 231 State Hwy Z Cape Girardeau, Mo 63701 [11-28-2001]

thank you for your web site i am 13 years old i had search some information of the Flag of america your Web site is wonderfull. sorry for my poor english Justine
Justine Petit , french, aisne, Arcy sainte Restitue (a very small village) [11-22-2001]

Thnx for making this site it gave me info for a report
Twin , Nj [11-22-2001]

yesterday,i purchased a new flag online for my house,i chose a betsy ross!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
STEVEN ALOIS , plainview,new york [11-22-2001]

A country's flag, together with its national anthem, unite the people of that country no matter where they are. In these difficult and sad times the national flag of America stands tall as do her people. God bless you all.
Roberta Ross Paton , Wainuiomata, New Zealand [11-22-2001]

I'm writing a report on you. You have a nice life story!
Dwnell Cano , Murphys,CA. [11-22-2001]

This is really cool!
Reba , Jonesville,La [11-22-2001]

dear betsy ross i have a colonal person to do for colonal days Stephanie
stephanie lammeier , cincinnati ohio 45244 [11-22-2001]

We enjoyed viewing the site
jerome , sadsburyville pa, 19369 [11-22-2001]

I am doing a speech for my 6th grade English class and this site helped a lot on my speech and I included some of the flag pictures in my report.
Virginia Kyllonen , Tallahassee, FL [11-22-2001]

I like your site! I am doing a reaport on Betsy Ross, And I have got a lot of info. for my reaport on this site.
Hannah Leifheit , york, ME. [11-22-2001]

very interesting site, enjoyed!
Todd J. Hawes , Marion, Ohio U.S.A. [11-22-2001]

A great tribute to a great women. I'm glad to know a women like Betsy Ross has a website dedicated to her.May God bless the USA!
Gilbert Anton , West Covina,CA USA [11-22-2001]

Thank you so much for this wonderful site! I needed 12 facts about Betsey Ross because I picked her for a history project and this site really helped a lot! :) Keep up the good work
~*G*~ [11-22-2001]

Thanks for a very neat, informative web site. I was just trying to find how to make a 5 pointed star and I ran into your site. Thanks for making it. sincerely, Dick C.
Dick Carney , Baton Rouge, Louisiana [11-22-2001]

Sarah , Indanapolis, Indiana [11-22-2001]

I'm doing a report on Betsy Ross and I'm really glad I got here!
Kimberly Gonzalez , Vancouver Washington [11-22-2001]

I find this website very informative. I belonge to the American Legion Auxiliary> I like to take the information I find on the enternet back to nit meetingsI also use the information at Dddistrict Meetng eveeery 3 months. My daughter is Historian of our Unit and the District so the information is recorded in the history scrapbooks. Bonnie English
Bonnie English , Cape Girardeau, Mo. 63701 [11-22-2001]

April Murphy , Conroe,TX United States [11-22-2001]

kendra [11-22-2001]

Betsy Ross is the coolest I did a s.s. prodject on her i got a lot of information i can never look at the flag the same way again
Ashley Johnson , Louisianna [11-22-2001]

Melissa , Bucks County, Pa [11-22-2001]

im a 13 year old and i needed info on Betsy Ross. i have an essay due(10pages) due
Amy , Arizona [11-22-2001]

Waz Up Betsy!?
Alexandrea Di Santo , Auburn NY [11-22-2001]

i love betsy ross
stephanie lammeier , cincinnati ohio 45244 [11-22-2001]

James Wolford, Kyle Rivera, Dustin Lovell, and Kira Diestlekamp [11-22-2001]

ya dude!
mike , coloradosprings [11-22-2001]

I just was wondering about my Betsy Ross flag. How can I tell if it is old?
tammie , Albany Mn. 56307 [11-22-2001]

we are so excited that we just found out that were are related to Betsy Ross through George Ross, so I guess it is by marriage. COOL! We would appreciate any information that could help us with our quest for family roots. 876 Barcelona St Soledad, CA 93960 831-678-9455
Gina King & Joshua Honea , Soledad, CA 93960 [11-22-2001]

yo this is evaln...sup
EVALYN PEREZ , utah [11-22-2001]

Diane Rayes , Phoenix, Arizona [11-22-2001]

this page is great im come back really soon and it means a lot to this country that some one try s to help other if they need it and you helped a lot
carista coleman , bismarck mo usa [11-22-2001]

I am vistiting your site to get information on Betsy Ross for my 4th grade report
Emily Lauren Abbott , Cashmere Washington [11-22-2001]

Meg Phillips , nc [11-22-2001]

I like you web site because it helped me with my repory
Sara Kelley , Richland washington [11-22-2001]

Hi Im Kate I just visited this website I think it is great to do reasearch on it.
Kate , Aspen,Colorado [11-22-2001]

brittni janess , dover, delaware,usa [11-22-2001]

brittni janess , dover, delaware,usa [11-22-2001]

hi, my name is Katherine. I wanted to say i love this site. I'm doing a research report on the flag, and this site has helped me dearly. I'm 11 years from Chestertown Md. I was also wondering, if you could weekly or monthly send me some issues about the American Flag, or Betsy Ross. Thanks soo much, and if you could please send them to: ~!*katherine*!~
Katherine J Allen , Chestertown, MD [11-22-2001]

I think you put a lot ov thought into this. You did a great job.
Julie Ann Felts [11-22-2001]

What a wonderful trip! Your tour was very informative. If a question surfaced during the tour, it was swiftly answered in another segment. Your flag rules, five-pointed star, and flag picture gallery were both fun and enlightening. Again, thank you for the opportunity.
Renee Lee , Zachary, LA [11-22-2001]

We are planning to do a Social Studies Fair project about the American flag and the pledge.
Mike & Beth , Webster Springs, WV, 26288, USA [11-22-2001]

i am a 6th grader at roxboro road middleschool and i have to do a report on betsy ross. i have to dress like you and tell your life story. it is fun
michelle , syracuse ny [11-22-2001]

Joanna Eastman , Norhtridge, California [11-22-2001]

hey all
Madsion Tater , Richardson Texas [11-22-2001]

Ithink Betsy Ross was a good person because she made the American Flag. We are all true Americans in the U.S.A. No one can take our freedom away.
Justin Sanders , New Oxford PA [11-22-2001]

Cool Webite!:)
Katie , nyc [11-22-2001]

Betsy Ross is cool!
Beth Melendez , Georgetown,Texas [11-22-2001]

What is the meaning of the stripes of the american flag?
jessica , waldrof, md [11-22-2001]

hey whats up? not much here jus wante dyou to know i visited your web site thanks bye!../.
Shannon , chicago il [11-22-2001]

Enjoyed reading about Betsy Ross and her flag. Thank you.
Grace Kosch , Setauket, N.Y. [11-22-2001]

THANK YOU I Found a lot of info that I DID NOT KNOW I found it very useful and interesting
Dennis E Nickell SR , MT STERLING Ohio Pickaway county [11-22-2001]

Betsey Ross was a nice lady and her flag was the best idea any one has ever thought of exept for aol!!!
Laura , Boca Raton [11-22-2001]

thanks for the info
kelly melink [11-22-2001]

~**America Is The Beautiful**~
Ashley , mi [11-22-2001]

I'm doing a project on a United States symbol this gave me a picture, some information, and more.This is a good web site.
Coney Buushe , wilmington,Ohio us [11-22-2001]

It was really cool to see the pictures and read the storys! E-mail me to talk about it and other stuff.
Danielle Jensen , Santaquin Ut 84655 [11-22-2001]

i learned a lot. its a wonderful webpage
melissa brown , grand haven,michigan [11-22-2001]

I really like your page!
Alyssa Sprague , Spring Lake MI [11-22-2001]

JORDAN , knoxville [11-22-2001]

Joy Bryant , Salem, Oregon [11-22-2001]

Where can I find a timeline of Betsy Ross's life??
Brenn Cole [11-22-2001]

Amanda , whitehall pa, usa [11-22-2001]

I Love this websight.It really helps with my homework.
Jesse Bla , Emmett,ID U.S.A [11-22-2001]

thanks for supporting america al the way
bianca cook , o'fallon missouiri [11-22-2001]

God Bless the USA! May we all repent and turn back to God!
Tracey Anne Kirkham , ga [11-22-2001]

Thanks for the information. One of my 4-H members will be using it soon in a speech she is preparing.
Rebecca Owen , Bastrop, LA, USA [11-22-2001]

Betsy ross is cool.
kelsey , Oxford PA [11-22-2001]

I want to go to Philadelphia!
Andrea Meurer , Fond du Lac, WI 54935 [11-22-2001]

I live in America. and i love it. peace
Amy M. , Spring Lake, MI [11-22-2001]

Emily Kordupel , Spring Lake, Michigan [11-22-2001]

i like this page it helped me with an essay i had due
carrie , usa [11-22-2001]

how long did it take you make the flag u.s.a.
LATONYA L. HAYES , maplehill,n.c [11-22-2001]

This is a great page! I find all the little facts most interesting and educational. Thank you for the time and effort that was put into this web site.
Bonnie , Fort Polk, Louisiana [11-22-2001]

Loved the site and the pictures. Very informational. I found the answers to most of my questions. Thank-You
Nancy Woeltje , Lee Center, NY [11-22-2001]

alison gilbert [11-22-2001]

Jay W. Anglin , Leesburg, In [11-22-2001]

I am preparing a flag etiquette presentation for our BSA troop. This site was a great help.
Bob Long , Hardy,VA [11-22-2001]

Hey, I am on this site to look up info on Betsy Ross. I am doing my English report on her. I hope there is a lot of info b/c if I fail this paper then I fail my junior english class! I hope there is or I wont get to be a SENIOR next year! Thanks for this site and helping me with my paper! ~*StAcEy NiChOlE*~
Stacey Nichole , Whitwell, Tn [11-22-2001]

well betsie your my hero
DelRae Geller , california baker [11-22-2001]

Betsy Ross is so original and crafty!
Pamela K. , Copiague,NY [11-22-2001]

i am very proud to be an american ashlyn age:10
ashlyn , conway,ar [11-22-2001]

Dane Darling , new york [11-22-2001]

This web site is SUPER!! I have it booked marked as a favorite THANK YOU and GOD BLESS!!
Terry , Elkhart,IN. [11-22-2001]

I am working on a history projct and this site is helping a bunch!! Thanks
Amy , Florida [11-22-2001]

God bless america and Bill Oriely, This is a no spin zone!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Levi Kibler , White heath IL [11-22-2001]

Red, White, and Blue These colors are true True to our country Country, I love you! When times are tough We come back rough When Osama Bin Laden hits our towers We start at him with our frickin armed powers In days of dispair President Bush dont care about his hair Yet all the gothics come out of their lairs To help our army in the air With our armed forces The End
Barry Bishop , Monticello, IL [11-22-2001]

this page rules!!!!!!! keep up the good work the flag is realy interesting!! good job!!
Nick Cook , monticello, IL [11-22-2001]

Hey Great website. Thanx for making this
Julie Miller , Burlington, nc 27215 USA [11-22-2001]

Danielle , Jacksoville,Florida [11-22-2001]

i loved reading about her
Peter Torres , York town Hgts,NY [11-22-2001]

I like read about her.
matt brady , Mohegan Lake, New York [11-22-2001]

hi i like the website
Jordyn Scott , Germantown IL 62245 [11-22-2001]

I am doing a project on the American Flag and I have found a lot of info on this web site. Can you please help me with someother important onfo. Thanks
Hartlea Walker , Montz, Louisiana [11-22-2001]

what dose the american flag mean?
casey vineyard , dalton ga [11-22-2001]

Our vfw post will be presenting 36 American Flags to our local middle school today and I will be giving a brief talk about the American Flag and will use the information I have received from your web page. thank you very much, sharon Lewinski
sharon lewinski , southgate, michigan [11-22-2001]

Hi. I love your site. I learned a lot and i got an A+ on my Social Studies Test. I like it because you learn stuff and you have a lot of fun.
peanut , Atlanta,Georgia [11-22-2001]

GO ravens.
justin sherman [11-22-2001]

This is cool
Stephen [11-22-2001]

Jamey Lee Wells , Fort Collins Colorado U.S. [11-22-2001]

Sara Kelley , Richland Washington [11-22-2001]

I am in a play and i have to be Betsy Ross! Im realy excited! I have to see what she looks like so that is why i am writing here
Samantha , knightdale n.c [11-22-2001]

brittni janess , dover,de [11-22-2001]

My husband & 7yr old son enjoyed the tour. Thank-you for posting it on the internet, otherwise we would have never been able to see & learn more about this great lady.
Sherri Pifer , Emporium, Pa [11-22-2001]

We sure enjoyed your flag information, and your web page too, keep at it
Ruth & Albert , just about any where [11-22-2001]

I thank you for having the things that I want in you websit.
Aaron Robinson , Drew, Mississippi [11-22-2001]

Hi my name is Blake. How old was Bettsy when she made the flag
Blake [11-22-2001]

did betsyross live at. how old was she. were is she bired. why did she mack the flag?
kenny [11-22-2001]

why did she make the flag. how did she die
Brandon [11-22-2001]

your flags are cool how did you think of ideas
Alan [11-22-2001]

i love the flag. how did you think of it? how did you make it?
HARLEY [11-22-2001]

I have a ? about Betsy Ross.How long did she live?I think it is cool that she made the first american flag. how iong did it take her to make it
Nicole [11-22-2001]

do you still have the flag that Betsy ross made? if you do is it in a musium or some where the public can see it becaue i bet it is cool!!!how many stars does it have?!!!! how long did she live? how old was she when she died?how old is the flag?is any of betsy s family still alive??well i have to go now!! katie
katie [11-22-2001]

Where did she come up with the idea of the flag.
Jessica [11-22-2001]

How old was Betsy when she died?Can you put more sites about Betsy Ross?I want to learn more.
Savannah and Victora [11-22-2001]

Hi is that all you did and how did you feal
Brandon [11-22-2001]

Hannah [11-22-2001]

What were the dimensions and weight of the very first flag Mrs Ross created ?
martha brinley , nixa, missouri [11-22-2001]

vary cool toure.
mike reiblich , e.h.m.i.s. middle school [11-22-2001]

hi,i was jus wondering if you can send me pictures of betsey ross.
halle , nj [11-22-2001]

Sarah , Milford Center [11-22-2001]

I read a childhood biography of Betsy Ross when I was young. I loved reading about another needlewoman, since I was fast becoming one myself. Betsy became my hero and roll model. It always saddens me when I hear about historians trying to disprove her story. What reason could historians have for taking away one of the few important female roll models there are. I have become an avid quilter and needle artist and I believe that so many of these women who plied the needle have been silenced simply because, like Betsy they were not writer's of journals or diaries. They left only their legacy of needlework. Most of that is now crumbling to dust. Betsy is important to American History because of the legacy of her work that she left. She has inspired me to ply my own needles and to create my own legacy. I think of her often when I'm sewing or embroidering. I sometimes feel that she is looking over my shoulder and approving of what I am accomplishing, the same way her kindly grandmother looked over her shoulder and gently corrected her stitches when she was young. We need to keep her legacy alive. It's good that everyone knows the name of the woman who sewed the first flag. In spirit she has sewn every flag from that day to this. I know that her spirit is in every seamstresses hand who sews a flag today. And we in the quilting community have been sewing a lot of flags in the past two months. I feel her very close to me. Thank you for this web page, it has reminded me of so much. But why didn't you include the story of her winning an award for her sewing at the County Fair? I read a book long ago that described the sampler she appliqued. It had five pointed stars set in the pattern of the big and little dippers. Her sampler won first place over huge ornate quilts and weavings and she was very young when this happened. This seems to me to be a story that forshadows heroism. I read this story in a childs biography of Betsy Ross. Hope this helps out.
Cindy K-K , Traverse City, MI [11-22-2001]

Rachel , Nebraska [11-22-2001]

Thank you for your site. It helped my son with information he needed to do a report on the flag.
Deb Place , Hampton, Iowa, USA [11-22-2001]

best wishes for betsey i my self love her she was so historic and did lots of memerbel things and i think we should all give her a thanks for doing that. lets here it for betsey!!!!!
Mercedes Donchez , Washington [11-22-2001]

You have a great site. i got so much info form here!!
Lauren , Columbia Maryland [11-22-2001]

Where can I go to get a copy of the 13 star flag (Betsy Ross flag)? I would like to print it for a report for my daughter. THANK YOU!
Andrew Graham , Albq., NM USA [11-22-2001]

My 9 year old son who is in the 4th grade is doing a Social Studies Fair project on the American Flag. We were surfing the internet and came across this Website. We downloaded the picture of Betsy Ross and he will be using it on his project board. We got lots of good information and pictures to use in the project. We were having trouble finding the pine tree flag and this is the only place we could find it. Thanks for all the help. You have a great web site.
A Cocke , Breaux Bridge, LA USA [11-22-2001]

jon [11-22-2001]

I am looking for anyone who is a Hamsher or a Windom. I doing family research. And would like any information you may have or we maybe able to trade information. Thanks.
Patricia Windom , Corvallis Oregon [11-22-2001]

HARRY A ROSS , ann il, union .co [11-22-2001]

get some more pictures of Betsy please. I need them for a report!!!!
Kristin! , Port St. Lucie FL [11-22-2001]

I am looking for the music and lyrics to a Betsy Ross song I remember singing in elementary school while growing up in Philadelphia. It begins "Betsy Ross lived on Arch Street near Second..."
Arlene Silikovitz , West Orange, NJ [11-22-2001]

its cool im only 14 but you made it fun to learn about something new god bless
MICHAEL , melbourne, florida [11-22-2001]

Pamela A. Justi , Arabi, LA USA [11-22-2001]

I fly my flag at all times since 9-11. I have a Grandson in the active reserves. He said he was ready to go back into service any time the would let him. Right now he is in college at Ft. Sam Houston College in Huntsfield, Texas. May god bless our country. It is time we all put our trust in him. He is in control. Jean Cranford
jean cranford , Detroit, Texas [11-22-2001]

WOW What a fantastic site for flag information. Terrific for ALL of us to learn more about Womens History in the United States. thanx
Arlene Smith Crisp , Los Angeles CA [11-22-2001]

Ed/Nancy Kirk , Fort [11-22-2001]

i have enjoyed your was a BIG help on my prodject
candace mcfarlane , t.x [11-22-2001]

Thank you for all the effort and time that you have put into your site. I was looking for flag ettiquet and was most gratful for your help. Best regards, C.A.M.
Cheryl McGrath [11-22-2001]

Thank you for your wonderful website. My six year old is doing a report on Betsy Ross and this will be very helpful.
Cissy Flanigan , Atlanta, GA [11-22-2001]

Enjoyed this very much, very informative
Sylvia L. Black , Albany, GA USA [11-22-2001]

Very imformative . Thank You
Judith Cooper , Bellefontaine,Ohio 43311 [11-22-2001]

David W.Bryce , Glendale,Ca. US [11-22-2001]

Jerry Donatto , Las Vegas, Nevada [11-09-2001]

Michael P. McAleenan , Collierville, Tennessee, USA [11-09-2001]

Nick Lapointe [11-09-2001]

chelsie [11-09-2001]

why did betsy use the colors red white and blue for the flag?
danielle , ocla fl [11-09-2001]

Dear Sir: I am a retired school teacher who also does historical character presentations. Since Sept.11 my adaptation of Betsy Ross telling the history of the flag has been presented to hundreds of school children. It is so important that our youth know the history of our flag as they wave it proudly. It has been an honor to bring to life the history of the flag with Betsy Ross story. Sincerely, Sondra Brady Torchia
Sondra Brady Torchia , Eureka Springs, AR 72631 [11-09-2001]

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Shawn , Richardson, Texas [11-08-2001]

Richard E. Fischer , Milwaukee, Wi. [11-08-2001]

today no n=one wants to see terriost alive well i dont
chris glaba , england [11-08-2001]

Thanks for this information. I am a history teacher and this gave my students some good information.
Kay Hentz , Batesville Junior High, Batesville, Ms. 38606 [11-08-2001]

Julia , Illinois [11-08-2001]

Teresa , Illinois [11-08-2001]

Andy Rocky [11-08-2001]

My name is JD, and I am 9 years old. I choose to do a social studies project on the American flag, and found a lot of useful information on your site. Thanks!!!
JD Huffman , Craigsville, WV [11-08-2001]

john , holland [11-08-2001]

Just proud to be an American
MSG Bill Shimer , Elkhorn, WI 53121 [11-08-2001]

You should not encourage people to use the flag as wallpaper as it is against flag code. Stars and stripes in variation is okay, but not the our nation's flag.
NORMAN LEWIS , Arcadia OH USA [11-08-2001]

I am a descendant. Thanks you for this web site. My ancestors were the Claypool/Claypoole's. Tha Flag has always been very important to me. One grandmother of mine, during WW2, often sewed flags onto pajamas, pillow cases, and outfits she made for her grandchildren.
Susan Burrier Snyder , Fostoria, Ohio USA [11-08-2001]

allie , n.c grennville [11-07-2001]

Greetings from the home of the world's best wurst !! And thank you for the information. Make a flag presentation at a grade school tomorrow as part of the VFW Veterans Day program Jim Riesenberg Veterans Service Officer
Jim R Riesenberg , Sheboygan WI [11-07-2001]

Rachel Lane , Baoz,AL U.S.A. [11-07-2001]

I just wanted to thank you for the information listed in your site. Many of the people at my office have been flying small flags from their vehicles over the past month, and were not sure what proper disposal procedures were since they become unsuitable for display after that period of time. This has to not be an isolated question with all the flags now being displayed. When I called the Boy Scouts in Dallas, I was told they will do disposals via distribution to troops for ceremonial burnings on Boy Scout campouts, but only for field size flags. While you do not give explicit instructions, it appears they should simply be burned in a dignified manner. Thanks, Garry Swain
Garry Swain , Texas [11-07-2001]

I am a 5th grader. This is my first using your web-site. Beloit is a good city right now, because it's a small city. The reason I say this is because of the September 11, 2001 tragedy. So I hope there is no bombing at the U.S.A. I once heard a wise man say " We shall overcome". "God bless...... AMERICA"
Corletta Jennifer Briggity , Beloit,Wisconsin (Rock County) [11-07-2001]

Zac Pike , Boaz,Alabama,United States [11-07-2001]

Rachel Lane , Boaz, AL U.S.A. [11-07-2001]

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Melissa mayorga [11-07-2001]

Thank you for explaining the colors of the flag in this web site. It has a lot of great information, especially on flag etiquette and the flag folding ceremony. I love America -- from sea to shining sea!
Sarah , Long Beach, California [11-07-2001]

ARTHUR REGAN , Boston [11-07-2001]

Krystal , Mediapolis [11-07-2001]

you'r really cool!
Shaunna Turner , Harrod, Ohio [11-07-2001]

Justin Cole , Alpena MI, [11-07-2001]

god bless amarica!
Ashley , Alpena Michigan [11-07-2001]

Thank you for the info!
johanna , carmel,Indiana [11-07-2001]

USA rocks all the way!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):)(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:
Emily Johnston , Carmel,IN [11-07-2001]

Maxwell , St.paul Minnesota [11-07-2001]

Betsy Ross was a great person. She made our first American flag. The flag means to me freedom and liberty. Betsy Ross loved and honered our country.
Brett Sibley , Carmel,Indiana [11-07-2001]

Katie Johnson , in [11-07-2001]

I feel that whe I see the Flag I feel proud and excited to be an American. thank you and God bless America!
Ari , I live in Indiana and I'm in the fith grade [11-07-2001]

this website helped me a lot on my report
Ashley , Roseville, Mi [11-07-2001]


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