Historic flag to be dedicated July 4 in Pine River
The Pine River American Legion Post 613 and Heritage Group North in Pine River will cooperate in the dedication of a
historic 45-star flag at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 4, which is 125 years after the creation and initial dedication of the nation’s
The event will take place at the historic Pine River Depot.
In 1895, Utah became the 45th state in the union and the Pine River Depot was built. A year later the nation’s flag was
updated to include 45 stars and was officially adopted on July 4.
The flag has been preserved on a white linen background inside of a glass-lidded wooden frame for display. The
Legion post donated funds for the glass. The flag will be available for display at the Depot.