A Bennington Bicentennial flag was presented to the Saint Joseph Museum in Saint Joseph, Missouri, by representatives of The American Legion.

Shown in the photograph from left to right are: American Legion Department of Missouri National Executive Committeeman Cleo T. Martin of Pony Express Post 359; Saint Joseph Mayor William J. Bennett; Richard Nolf, director of the Saint Joseph Museum; Wilton Balle, Bicentennial Chairman of Post 11 in Saint Joseph; and R. A. Brown, Sr., Chairman of the Board for the Saint Joseph Museum.

The Bennington flag is named after a battle of the American Revolution that took place near the village of Bennington, Vermont, on August 16, 1777.

(Photo courtesy of The Saint Joseph News-Press, Wednesday, November 12, 1975)

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