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The Man Behind the Stars and Stipes

Frances Hopkins: The Man Behind The Stars and Stripes Betsy Ross  made flags for 50 years, and we are all familiar with the famous circular 13-star design. Fewer know about Frances Hopkinson, signer of the Declaration of Independence and designer of our Stars and Stripes. Letters between Hopkinson and the Continental Congress tell the story, […]

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