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The 26 Star Flag 1837

Betsy Ross Flag

This Flag became the Official United States Flag on July 4, 1837. A star was added for the admission of

  • (26th) Michigan - January 26 ,1837

This was the official flag for for 8 years. The four Presidents to serve under this flag were; Martin Van Buren (1837-1841), William Henry Harrison (1841), John Tyler (1841-1845), and James Polk (1845-1849).

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