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FAQs: How to have a US Flag flown over the Capitol?

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How to have a US Flag flown over the Capitol?

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The Architect of the Capitol fulfills all flag requests from Members of the United States Senate, and the House of Representatives. Flags are flown daily year-round, weather permitting, excluding Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. There are special flag poles where all flags are flown. After it is flown over the Capitol, each flag is issued a keepsake Certificate of Authenticity by the Architect of the Capitol.

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Created at 11/29/2012 10:05 AM by Stephen Delong
Last modified at 11/29/2012 10:32 AM by Stephen Delong