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10 The Oldest Stars and Stripes Belonging To Washington

And finally, we have for you, The Great American Stars and stripes, the standard of General George Washington himself. The Silk stars and stripes could well have been the earliest known American flag belonging to General George Washington. It featured 13 stars of the Union. The flag came into possession of General Washington’s sister, who descendants had preserved it over the years, till finally donating it to the Museum. This was the official standard, which signaled the General’s presence throughout the American Revolution.

The Oldest Stars and Stripes Belonging To Washington

The Oldest Stars and Stripes Belonging To Washington

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