Green Mountain Boys Flags

$43.50

Our Green Mountain Boys Flags are constructed of durable nylon fabric for long-lasting color outdoors. Finished with a heavy-duty canvas heading, solid brass grommets, and four rows of reinforced stitching on the fly end, our flags withstand the most extreme weather conditions. 100% Made in U.S.A.

On August 16, 1777, the "Green Mountain Boys" fought under General Stark at the Battle of Bennington. It's green field represent their name and the thirteen white stars are a tribute to the thirteen colonies. A notable victory of the Green Mountain Boys under Ethan Allen occurred on the morning of May 10, 1775, when they silently invaded the British-held Fort Ticonderoga and demanded its surrender "in the name of the great Jehovah and the Continental Congress". The captured cannon and mortars were transported across the snow-covered mountains of New England and their installation on the heights over Boston Harbor enabled Washington to force the British to leave the important seaport.

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