Feb 24, 2013

Harford begins flying War of 1812 flag at county buildings

(Aegis) A 15-star, 15-stripe War of 1812 commemorative American flag was raised in front of the Harford County administrative building in Bel Air Thursday afternoon, one of five that will fly over county government buildings for the next 22 months.
Executive Order 13-3, issued by Harford County Executive David Craig, directs that the commemorative War of 1812 flag also will be flown at the Harford County Council building in Bel Air, the Harford County Courthouse, the McFaul Activity Center in Bel Air and the Havre de Grace Activity Center.
In recognition of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and Harford County's involvement in the conflict, Craig's order states the War of 1812 Commemorative flag will continue to flown at those locations through Dec. 24, 2014, the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent that ended the war. Continued