In photos: Philadelphia celebrates Flag Day

    Where better to celebrate Flag Day than Philadelphia?

    The home of soft pretzels, cheesesteaks and TastyKakes was first the home of the American Flag, the Liberty Bell and the Constitution.

    Parades, dedications and other ceremonies took place around Old City today to honor the country’s history, service men and women and new citizens.

    The American Flag turns 235 today and had has 37 more stars on it than the original.

    Watch as Drexel hosts a Flag Retirement Ceremony at Drexel Park in University City on Flag Day, June 14. Attendees to the ceremony were invited to place flags into a fire pit.

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