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Flag Flown In Remembrance Of First Shots Fired In The Civil War

 

April 15, 2021

The flag flown at the Bethel Community Center on April 12 is a replica of a Civil War flag. It was raised to mark the 160th anniversary of the bombardment of Fort Sumter, and the first shorts fired in the Civil War. Photo provided by Brian Pierson

On the morning of April 12, Bethel Acres Trustee Brian Pierson hoisted a rather unique American flag up the flagpole in front of the Bethel Acres' Community Center.

Although the colors of the flag were immediately familiar, the white stars on the field of blue were arranged in the pattern of a n...



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