WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Friday is flag day, a time to pay tribute to America's most important patriotic symbol.
Friday morning residents at Westminster Village in West Lafayette took part in a special ceremony.
The program featured a special reading and the playing of taps.
Dozens came out to show their support and love to the U.S.
"You know I think it honors the people that have passed on before us, for our freedom," said Robert Dale, resident.
According to the Library of Congress website, the holiday was signed into law by President Harry Truman in 1949.
On June 14, 1777, 236 years ago, the Continental Congress approved the initial design of the United States flag.
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