American Flags Fly On Congress Street – ll/ll

By Carol McCracken

Over 61 American Flags will fly over downtown Portland on Congress Street tomorrow – Veteran’s Day. The salute to our veterans was begun several years ago by the Portland Downtown District.

Many of the flags are dedicated to specific men who served in WWII from their families. Other flags are not specifically dedicated to one individual. “To celebrate the best of who we are as Americans and can be,” from Coffee By Design is one example.

Hanaford on Forest Avenue was one of seven recognized for donating flags without a specific dedication.

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