While flags on private property are mostly unlimited, a new resolution (item 16) heading to the City Council next week outlines some specifics on which flags can fly from city flagpoles.
It’s a topic that can be controversial — in 2015 the city finally prohibited the flying of Confederate flags on city poles.
There are some flags that can be flown at any time, but many are month-specific. The full list is below:
- The flag of any of the Armed Forces of the United States;
- The Pan-African flag during Black History Month, in February of a given
- The Women’s Day flag during Women’s History Month, in March of a given
- The flag of the Republic of Ireland during Irish American Heritage Month, in
March of a given year;
- The flag of the Red Cross during Red Cross Month, in March of a given year;
- A Remembrance Banner for the lynching of Joseph McCoy in April of a given
- The Flags of the United States and France in remembrance of D-Day in June
of a given year;
- The Pride flag during Pride Month, in June of a given year;
- A Banner commemorating Juneteenth in June of a given year;
- A Remembrance Banner for the lynching of Benjamin Thomas in August of a
- The flag of Scotland on the day of the Scottish Christmas Walk parade
occurring in December of a given year.
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Get ready to Shake, Rattle and Roll with this one-of-a-kind, high-octane rockabilly concert experience! Rockabilly Rumble is the all-new, musical experience celebrating the southern rock music that exploded on the scene in the 1950s. Organized by Alexandria City High School Alum and pro-musician Sam C. Jones, this band of world-class performers will have you dancing in your Blue Suede Shoes all night long with songs made famous by Bo Ridley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and more. Relive their most popular hits, along with some forgotten gems. “Rockabilly Rumble” is a dance-worthy, foot stomping evening you’ll never forget!
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