DAR Holds Flag Day Ceremony

June 21, 2017

The James Monroe Chapter of the DAR held a Flag Day Ceremony at the Monroe County Courthouse in Paris on June 14. American Legion Post 221 provided an Honor Guard led by Lloyd Miller for the ceremony. Former Air Force Lt. Colonel Judge Michael Wilson led those attending in prayer. DAR members presented a history of Flag Day and led the assemblage in the Pledge of Allegiance and in singing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” “God Bless America,” and the National Anthem. The Monroe County Commission provided the sound system for the ceremony.

Photos by Melanie Stout