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Check out this quiz to find out how much you know about our Star-Spangled Banner! (answers in comments) 1) Who was George Washington's seamstress? In June 1776, Washington approached her to make the country's first flag, and the rest is history. 2) The 48-star flag was in use from 1912 to 1959, the second longest-used U.S. flag. What two states were added to bring it to 50 stars? 3) When on one pole, is the state flag to be flown above or below the American flag? 4) How many American flags are on the moon? 5) How many stripes on the American flag are red? Whether you're Star-Spangled Banner Brilliant or you're no Emblem Expert, bring your family tomorrow for carnival games, face painting, a bounce castle, and flag day crafts, activities, and prizes for the kids! Enjoy patriotic family fun from 10:30am-2pm absolutely free. We can't wait to see you there!
There is something for everyone at our Flag Day Celebration Carnival! Older kids and even adults can have a ball and learn a little something as they explore the grounds for the answers to our flag trivia questions! Earn a prize for turning in your completed question sheet to a craft volunteer! Then take a break from it all with a nice long bounce in the bounce house! Grab a free hot dog lunch and get back to the games and prizes! To volunteer, call (512) 809-9394 - we have a spot for you!
The Flag Day Celebration Carnival is happening this Saturday at the Pioneer Museum. It's FREE, and there will be a face painter, a bounce castle, crafts, games, and TONS of prizes! You might even learn something new about our Star-Spangled Banner at the Flags Over Texas presentation or by playing our Flag Fact Scavenger Hunt. You don't want to miss this FREE family fun event! Share this post and let your friends know you're going to be there! See you Saturday at the Pioneer Museum! Call (512) 809-9394 if you'd like to volunteer! We have a place for you!
It's a lovely day to celebrate Founders Day here at the museum. Admission is FREE today. Come get a FREE BBQ LUNCH UNTIL 2pm.
Happy Founders Day! Please join us this morning at 9:30 for a wreath-laying observance at Marktplatz in honor of John O. Meusebach and the founding families of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.
The Gillespie County Historical Society will sponsor a brief wreath-laying observance on Monday, May 8 at 9:30 AM at Marktplatz in honor of John O. Meusebach and the founding families of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County. Please join us!
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