Troop 7 since 1922 George Merrick Troop 7 of Coral Gables Kiwanis Club of Coral Gables

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The 48 Star Flag

???In 1912, New Mexico and Arizona were admitted to the Union, increasing the number of States to 48. Keeping step with this development, President Taft issued an executive order in which the relative proportions of the flag and the arrangement of the stars were officially prescribed for our 25th flag. The 48 Star Flag, thus created, remained our national emblem for more than 46 years - longer than any other official United States Flag. It was carried by the Armed Forces of the United States into both of the Great World Wars.


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Troop

Seven

since 1922

George Merrick Troop 7 of Coral Gables
1107 South Greenway Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33134 USA
phone: 305-443-7973 ? e-mail:

meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:15 pm

sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Coral Gables and the George Merrick Foundation

Kiwanis Club of Coral Gables

Click on the above logo in order to learn more about the historic brick program
and how you can help support the Troop 7 building fund through our 501(c)3 Foundation.