1916Alderman Silva ordered that Wednesday, June 14, 1916, be declared Flag Day, after President Woodrow Wilson declared it a holiday.Government and Public Service, City Departments

Gloucester City Archives, City Document, Order 176
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City buildings closed in the afternoon and all janitors would display the American flag at each city building.

Courtesy of the Gloucester City Archives, 1916 City Document, Order 176 Gloucester Daily Times. “Starry Banner Waves Over All.” June 14, 1916, Vol. 52 No. 8383 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
Gloucester Daily Times. “Starry Banner Waves Over All.” June 14, 1916, Vol. 52 No. 8383 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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