You feel a surge of pride when you see an American flag hanging from a nearby house. However, many people don't realize there are proper ways to display our nation's flag. American Tradition LLC is your go-to resource for flags and flag etiquette rules in Augusta, Michigan. We'll make sure you know how to respect the American flag before you leave our store.
Contact us today to speak with a staff member about flag etiquette in Augusta, Michigan.
Want some quick tips on how to display the American flag correctly? Here are 10 do's and don'ts:
1.Don't display the flag during inclement weather.
2.Do hang the flag every day of the year, especially on holidays.
3.Don't hang the flag at night unless you have proper lighting for it.
4.Do hang the flag with the union (blue square) at the top left.
5.Don't let the flag touch the ground.
6.Do fold it neatly and ceremoniously when you take it down.
7.Don't fly it upside down (this is meant to convey stress or danger).
8.Do display the U.S. flag above every other flag.
9.Don't put any symbols, words or letters on the flag.
10.Do fly the flag at half-mast following the death of a prominent political figure.
If you still have questions about flag etiquette, call 269-731-4311 now. One of our staff members will be happy to address your concerns.