Bicentennial Flag MemorialBetween 1818 and 1861 no less than 13 changes were made in the Stars and Stripes as a result of the westward expansion. With the admission of Kansas in 1861, the [S]tars and [S]tripes became a thirty-four star flag. It was this flag that would be carried by the North many times during the Civil War. It first served under fire June 21, 1861 along a little creek in northern Virginia called Bull Run. The rising sectional hatred and the secession of southern states produced sentiment to change the flag's design which would better reflect the new association or lack thereof.
|Series||This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series|
|Placed By||City of Wichita and Sons of the American Revolution|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:11pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 645988 N 4172694|
|Decimal Degrees||37.68985000, -97.34421667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 41.391', W 97° 20.653'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 41' 23.46" N, 97° 20' 39.18" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 371 N Greenway, Wichita KS 67202, US|
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