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Flag Rock History
Picture of Flag Rock landmark

Flag Rock Recreation Area was dedicated Oct. 12, 1974.
The story of how the American flag came to be posted atop the rock pillar dates back to the 1920s when a German immigrant is said to have climbed atop the rock and erected the flag as a symbol of love for his newfound home.
Check out this article from Virginia Town and City that describes the dedication of the recreation area.

 Picture of Flag Rock landmark
 Click the above image for a video offering a bird's eye view of Flag Rock Recreation Area.