Spokane Flag Museum

Spokane Flag Museum History of America through Flags, Tours available by appointment, contact Stan Wills @ 509-842-4740
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Brayden & I welcomed 88 new citizens at the last Natrualization Ceremony in Spokane Wa.
07/30/2023

Brayden & I welcomed 88 new citizens at the last Natrualization Ceremony in Spokane Wa.

100 year old Betsy Ross flag is now at the Flag Musuem.
05/30/2023

100 year old Betsy Ross flag is now at the Flag Musuem.

Recent addition to Flag Musuem. Iris Cantlon donated a 100 year old Betsy Ross Flag.  Still doing research on it. Thanks...
05/25/2023

Recent addition to Flag Musuem. Iris Cantlon donated a 100 year old Betsy Ross Flag. Still doing research on it. Thanks Iris.

Recently added 16X20 prints of Rev War Battles.
03/29/2023

Recently added 16X20 prints of Rev War Battles.

02/06/2023

Recently added to the Flag Musuem 12 replica flags from the War for Independence of Texas 1832-1846.

The latest flag to be added to the Flag Musuem Collection. This is the first flag of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard wa...
01/21/2023

The latest flag to be added to the Flag Musuem Collection.
This is the first flag of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard was established in 1790 to maintain the only United States armed force on the sea. At the end of the Revoltionary war the Navy was disbanded because there was taxation to support a navy and no need to to fight England at sea. However due to the Barbary Coast, pirates, war with England & France there was a need for a Navy Military Force. The US Navy was reestablished in 1798.

Yseterday I taught a class on Flag History at Summit Christian Acadamy in Couer d'Alene Idaho. I did the class for grade...
04/09/2022

Yseterday I taught a class on Flag History at Summit Christian Acadamy in Couer d'Alene Idaho. I did the class for grades 1-5, one class at a time. The kids were amazing.

Aug 12-15 is the annual NW Colonial Festival in Port Angeles, Wa. at the George Washington Inn. Fun will be had by all a...
08/03/2021

Aug 12-15 is the annual NW Colonial Festival in Port Angeles, Wa. at the George Washington Inn. Fun will be had by all as they recreate the Battle of the Concord Bridge. Lots of exhibits to see. Check out their page.

I will have the Flag Musuem open 3 July and 4 July at 10:00 a.m. After long wait we will finally be able to show the fla...
07/02/2021

I will have the Flag Musuem open 3 July and 4 July at 10:00 a.m. After long wait we will finally be able to show the flags to the public. I plan on having it open on Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. in the future. See you there.

After being shut down for over a year due to Covid, we finally were able to march in a parade again. We marched in the F...
06/13/2021

After being shut down for over a year due to Covid, we finally were able to march in a parade again. We marched in the Flag Day Parade in Fairfield Wa. The longest running Flag Day Parade in America. Both the SAR & DAR were well represented in the parade.

Memorial Day 2021 I spent time at the Flag Musuem and toured the cemetery. I salute all the Veterans past and present.
05/31/2021

Memorial Day 2021 I spent time at the Flag Musuem and toured the cemetery. I salute all the Veterans past and present.

For the 2021 Inauguration two 13 star flags will flank the 50 star flag. There will be 191,500 flags of varying size flo...
01/18/2021

For the 2021 Inauguration two 13 star flags will flank the 50 star flag. There will be 191,500 flags of varying size flown that day at the capitol including all state and territory flags.. Also there will be 56 pillars of light for those who can not attend. Originally Inauguration day was on Mar 4 to coincide with the approval of the Constitutions in 1789, but was moved to Jan 20, 1933 because March weather was too unpredictable. The first Inauguration was held in New York City and the second in Philadelphia before finally occurring in Washington City in 1801 later named Washington D.C. Inauguration means "beginning".

05/26/2020

Fairmount Cemetry salute to veterans. Over 3000 Flags with the name of a Veteran on it.

05/14/2020

Recently I added the following 13 star flags to the Flag Museum. These are replicas of flags that flew in the Rev war from 1775-1777. I now have twenty replica 13 star flags that flew in the Rev war.

03/07/2020

I just received this hand-hooked flag rug from a generous donor. It has over 1000 hand-hooked wool strip loops that took over 3 years to make. This process dates back over 2000 years. It is wonderful addition to the Flag Museum.

12/07/2019

Today the local Young Marine Battalion toured the Flag Museum. It is always a pleasure to teach future leaders of our country a little history.

09/20/2019

Cub Scout Troop 426 toured the Flag Museum on 19 Sept. There is nothing better than teaching kids about the American Flag.

05/27/2019

Washington State Society Sons of the American Revolution

MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS 1
Despatch from the Eastern Regiment, 24th instant:
From: Color Guard Vice Commander

Compatriots,
As this weekend begins I set up a booth in the woods next to the Civil War Reenactors event in Cheney Wa. There will be 200-300 Civil War soldiers with over a dozen cannons staging several battles Saturday & Sunday. I figured it would be a good place to get a few new members. Several schools bused high school kids studying history for a field trip today. Here are pictures with the Cheney High School Students. They loved the living history exhibit. I have a busy weekend scheduled, something different each day. I will send more pictures of each event.

Major Stan Wills
Vice Commander
Eastern Regiment
Washingt’n Teritorie

04/25/2019

While at the Capital in Olympia last week I took pictures of the 39 Washington State County Flags and the 42 Star flag that was created when Washington became a state.

04/16/2019

The first of many Flag Programs about Native American Flags during the American Revolution.

03/14/2019

Part of the Native American Flag exhibit that we have started at the Flag Museum.

02/10/2019

Coming soon an exhibit of Native American Flags from the Revolutionary War era.

12/03/2018

Recent addition to the Flag Museum. This Flag honors the Native Americans who served in Viet Nam

10/22/2018

Today I had a dozen special education students from Spokane stop by the Flag Museum for a tour. We all had a great time. Nothing makes me feel better than to show kids all the flags.

07/12/2018

I have added 25 new flags to the flag museum. Stop
by on Saturday and check it out.

07/07/2018

I will be adding 10 new Flags next week. Stop by on Saturday and check them out. We are open 10-2:00 on Saturdays and by appointment.

06/15/2018
Spokane Flag Museum tells American history through its symbols

Spokane Flag Museum tells American history through its symbols

For Stan Wills, a desire to share the history of America with other people led to ownership of the Spokane Flag Museum – the only museum of its kind on the West Coast that houses a collection of more than 125 replica flags.

05/17/2018

Our new Flag Museum Trailer for use in parades. See you there.

04/06/2018

I found this explanation of the colors of the flag in a book dated 1876.

12/05/2017

It does not take long to shred a flag in windy conditions. I walked the 4 miles to replace this flag.

10/06/2017

I put this Flag up in the middle of the BLM in Lincoln county. This was to honor the victims in Las Vegas. It is a three mile hike to get to it but it can be seen from miles away. Many hunters will see it next week.

09/23/2017

Friday night we marched in the "ValleyFest" Spokane Wa.

08/28/2017

For those of you who missed it the Traveling Viet Nam Wall was in Spokane this weekend. If you get a chance go see it or better yet travel to Washington DC to see the real one. It is worth the trip.

07/23/2017

Today we marched in the Deer Park, Wa. Settlers Day parade. The crowds were huge. The DAR marched with us.

07/02/2017

"Salute to Veterans Day" at Lone Wolf-Harley Davidson Store.

06/18/2017

The Fairfield Parade on Flag Day. Both the the Daughters & Sons of the American Revolution marched in the parade.

06/18/2017

The Spangle parade accompanied by the Daughters & Sons of the American Revolution

06/04/2017

The Ladies of May Hutton Daughters of the American Revolution visited the Flag Museum on 3 June 2017.

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