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Posted on: June 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Wayne County Honors Old Glory on Flag Day June 14

Onlookers gather on the steps of the Courthouse following the annual Flag Day Ceremony.

HONESDALE -- The Wayne County Commissioners, in conjunction with the county’s Office of Military and Veteran’s Affairs, will celebrate our nation’s most enduring symbol – the American Flag, Tuesday, June 14. The Flag Day event, held on the steps of the County Courthouse in Honesdale, begins at 11:30 am.

The ceremony, marking the adoption of the Stars and Stripes in 1777, includes the singing of the National Anthem by Honesdale High School student Lily Tarashuk, a Color Guard provided by American Legion Post 254 of Honesdale, the Pledge of Allegiance and remarks from the Director of Veterans Affairs Victoria Wargo and the County Commissioners. The event is followed by a picture of the group with flags on the steps of the Courthouse.

The Commissioners encourage all employees and the entire Wayne County community to join them in this celebration.

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