Raising ‘Old Glory’ at the Betsy Ross House

    What better way to commemorate Memorial Day than with the woman who sewed the first stars and stripes on the American flag.

    WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler visited the historic Betsy Ross House and witnessed the raising of the American flag this morning.  After the ceremony the flag was left at half mast to honor veterans and all fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.

    Check back later today for Fiedler’s story on the new class of historic performers who will be seen around Philadelphia this summer.

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