Celebrate Flag Day
Celebrate the birthday of Philadelphia's Civic Flag every March 27!
McCook The Reverend Doctor Henry C. McCook (1837-1911)

Back in 1894, Rev. Dr. Henry C. McCook wrote a letter to then mayor, Edwin S. Stuart, suggesting that Philadelphia adopt a civic flag as a means of promoting civic pride. "The display and constant use of a Philadelphia Civic Flag would act towards the strengthening of civic pride, precisely as similar use of the National Flag tends to foster a spirit of national loyalty."

McCook's efforts proved fruitful. On March 27, 1895, an official civic flag was ordained by city council, designed using drawings McCook included in his letter.

Philadelphia Flag Day

~ Every March 27th ~

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 » Philadelphia Flag Day

~ Every March 27th ~


CELEBRATE Philadelphia Flag Day wherever you are!!!
  • Wear yellow and blue
  • Fly or display the Philly Flag (Need a Philly Flag? Visit our PFCP Store here)
  • Play Philly music
  • Dance Philly Style
  • Let brotherly love continue!

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Tastykake Philly Flag Party thanks to PFCP and Mr. Lenfest! Rita O'Brien's kindergarten class @Kearny Elementary!

Flag Day