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Mike Watson: How long since flag flew atop Adair Co. Courthouse?
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How long since we have seen a flag here?
"A large flag has been ordered from Louisville and when it arrives it will be erected on the courthouse cupola, and will wave above the basket." -Adair County News, 25 April 1917--Shortly after the declaration of war by the US Congress, World War I.--Mike Watson
Thanks. That must have been a beautiful sight. In fact, I wonder why Mayor Harris (270) 384-2501 and/or Judge Melton (270) 384-4703 haven't yet seen to it that a flag was flown from the top of the historic courthouse this day. It is definitely an idea whose time has come again. -EW
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