Philadelphia is really showing off its red, white and blue for Flag Day, which is officially Sunday.
The city plans to mark the 238th birthday of the American flag as well as the 240th birthday of the U.S. Army with a Stripes and Stars Festival that day.
Yes, Philadelphia lays claim to the first American flag. Betsy Ross made the 13-star flag at her home at 239 Arch St.
The festival begins Sunday with the raising of a 13-star flag at her home at 10 a.m., and Ross (a historical re-enactor) will be on hand throughout the day.
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