Stars and bars for cars and, uh … more cars. Parking garage flag, Sharon.
No tanks. No flyovers from the Blue Angels. No fireworks, baseball games, or charcoal-grilled hot dogs. Not even a damn sparkler!
No, when it comes to Independence Day, The Orbit is all about the American flag—and flag-like red, white, and blue things—hopefully created by human hands and not too picky with its star count.
We’ll not blah, blah, blahbiddy, blah about the strange folk craft of shipping pallet flags or the ethical paradoxes of letting one’s most patriotic symbol peel paint or get covered in mold. Instead, it’s just wall-to-wall flags. Happy birthday, America!
patriotic dresses, J. Jones Evening Wear, Weirton, WV
pallet flag, Lawrenceville
pallet flag, Oakdale
flag/football, Steubenville, O.
porch flag, Oakdale
porch flag, Charleroi
yard flag, Follansbee, WV
yard flag, Buena Vista
play set flag, Buena Vista
wall flag, Blawnox
window flag, State Farm Insurance, Bloomfield
Uncle Sam: patriot/grill master, State Farm Insurance, Bloomfield
flag window, Bloomfield
Oakdale: America’s Home Town
Fourth of July Savings painted poster, Giant Eagle
flag, row houses, Lawrenceville
patriotic fountain, Follansbee, WV
Thi$ i$ American street art, Garfield