CARMEL – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has announced that the Row of Honor will stay in place through Independence Day weekend in honor of Flag Day.
The United States flag was adopted on Jun. 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
Now in its fourth year, the Row of Honor is an installation of over 200 American flags on Lake Gleneida, which honors the men and women who served or continue to serve, protect and defend our freedom.
Emblazoned with the names of veterans, law enforcement officers and first responders, the Row of Honor is on display twice a year in observance of Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
“The United States flag is a portrait of our country’s historical past and symbol of freedom around the world,” said Odell. “Continuing to display the Row of Honor through Independence Day appropriately commemorates our history, our freedom and our service men and women who guard our freedom and uphold our democracy.”