Betsy Ross Flags
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During the Revolutionary War our “official” flags were made by several people. In Pennsylvania, Betsy Ross made flags for 50 years, including the Pennsylvania State Navy in 1777. Our earliest records of the popular "Betsy Ross flag," displaying the stars in a circle, seem to indicate it appeared in the 1790’s. This iconic design has come to symbolize the birth and early years of our nation.
The claims of the Betsy Ross flag were first brought to the attention of the public in 1870, by one of her grandsons, William J. Canby. He gave a talk a meeting of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, during which he stated: