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    The history of Flag Day is not forgotten in the Upstate

    Today is Flag Day.  It is our annual remembrance of how the American Flag was adopted and an observance of how we have grown as a great nation.

    According to, “On this day in 1777…the Continental Congress adopts a resolution stating that ‘the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white’ and that ‘the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.'”  It was based on the Grand Union flag, which represented the Continental Army.

    Our original American Flag, which is part of our remembrance on Flag Day
    Our original American Flag, which is part of our remembrance on Flag Day

    Our local area has historical links to that time, as well.  Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Counties all have history dating back to the time around the Revolutionary War.  Those that love to read about American History and how our country came into existence will love to visit several parts of our area and learn about it first-hand.

    It is interesting to know how this area was developed into the land that exists today.




    If you would like to visit our local counties and learn about our history, contact these county offices:
    Anderson: 864-260-4000
    Oconee: 864-638-4244
    Pickens: 864-898-5585

    The Powell Group is sure you will agree that our area has plenty of historical information to offer.  While you’re visiting, you may also view any one of our beautiful homes in the area.  Our team members are here to answer all of your housing questions and concerns.

    (Picture used by Wikimedia)

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