Betsy Ross

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Noun1.Betsy Ross - American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)Betsy Ross - American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
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The property is located near the Tacony-Palmyra and Betsy Ross bridges and serves the communities of Cinnaminson, Delran, Riverton and Palmyra.
Betsy Ross, credited with making the first American flag, is fourth on the list, with women's suffrage activist Susan B.
The advance favorite is Betsy Ross Presenting Flag, above, based on an Edward Percy Moran painting.
Late 18th-early 19th Centuries: Americans, like Betsy Ross, used hemp to make flags.
Finally on June 14, 1777, the first flag of the new young country to be was approved by the Continental Congress and supposedly was sewn by Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross.
Children in costume as Paul Revere, Betsy Ross and other Revolutionary figures filed into the church at the beginning of the Mass, and Chalemedos led the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of "God Bless America.
Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper, and Betsy Ross made her first flag with the stuff.
After a short business meeting, there will be a Flag Day program with a visit by Betsy Ross.
I have been visiting in Philadelphia where the events of 1776 happened, and I had the opportunity to visit the Betsy Ross House and learn a little more about the history of the US flag.
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The hotel provides easy access to Interstate 76, along with other major highways and is also just a short commute to historic downtown Philadelphia, where travelers can visit top tourist spots like the Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center and the Betsy Ross House.
In terms of revered Americans, Harriet Tubman rises to the top with the likes of Paul Revere and Betsy Ross," says Alan Spears, NPCA's legislative representative.