Who named the flag "Old Glory?"
Old Glory has become a common term used for the United States of America's flag. The term was first used by sea Captain William Driver and originally referred to his own flag, now an important American artifact and on display at the Smithsonian after a final stint at the Tennessee State Museum in 2006.
The original "Old Glory" was 10' by 17' and of heavy construction. It was given to Captain Driver in 1824 by his mother and a few other ladies from...
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