The Flag on Prospect Hill

 

Raising of the American Flag on Prospect Hill

 “Raising the First American Flag, January 1, 1776” by C. O. DeLand (1897)

The Flag on Prospect Hill

 

Possible Flags Raised on January 1, 776

Grand Union Flag: This example on display at Museum of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts

This flag is also known as the “Cambridge Flag” and the “Continental Colors.”

Grand Union Flag example from the Museum of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts

Annual Flag Raising Ceremony on Prospect Hill