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Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony at the Betsy Ross House

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 4:25pm -- Peter Fitzpatrick
Traditionally there are 13 people naturalized as American citizens at the Betsy Ross House. The number represents the original 13 colonies. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ AL DIA News
The Betsy Ross House celebrates the 75th year of conducting naturalization ceremonies for new citizens of the United States. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Flag Day events at the Betsy Ross House range from hand embroidered flag demonstrations to storytelling with tourists about the Betsy Ross House. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
The U.S. Army Field Band Brass Quintet Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Members of the Philadelphia Flag Day Foundation distribute the Booklet "Our Flag - The Story of Old Glory" containing everything from the evolution of The Flag to Flag Etiquette. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
The son of newly sworn in United States citizen Niki Batarai alongside his mother during the naturalization ceremony at the Betsy Ross House. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Councilman at Large David OH and Mark Squilla recited a resolution approved by city council declaring June 14th "Flag Day in Philadelphia" Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
The son of newly sworn in United States citizen Niki Batarai alongside his mother during the naturalization ceremony at the Betsy Ross House. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Major General Troy Kok, U.S. Army, Saluting during the singing of the National Anthem. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News