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Old Glory Flag



  • Year of Origin: 1824
  • Historical Significance: “Old Glory” was the nickname of Captain William Driver’s personal flag, which he owned from 1824 until his death. After Driver’s flag became famous “Old Glory” has become a common nickname for all American Flags.
  • Today: Captain Driver’s original flag can currently be viewed at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.