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Unique Municipal Flag Honors Bernards Township’s History

For the First Time in 62 Years, Fundraiser Offers Exclusive Large Bernards Township Flag Made by the Annin Flag Company, the world’s largest and most prestigious flag maker.

For the first time in 62 years, an original Bernards Township flag by the Annin Flag Company is available as a fundraiser where you can share your pride in the community. This fundraiser offers a large Bernards Township exclusive flag produced by the Annin Flag Company allowing residents to honor Bernards Township. Now is your chance own a piece of our history with the the flag designed by a Bernards Township resident and produced by the descendants of the Annin family of Liberty Corner. The flag honors the day King George II signed the charter officially recognizing the township to Sir Francis Bernard, the Royal Governor of New Jersey.

37 seconds of Zen for Bernards Township residents. For the first time in 62 years, you now have a chance to get this 3’x5′ flag for your home. Click Here

House Flag Proceeds Go Towards “A Flag for Every Student”
Called “Project Local Ambassador”

The non-profit Mr. Local History Project preserves and promotes history across New Jersey, the organization is actually based in Bernards Township. The new 3′ x 5′ hanging Bernards Township flag was born out of Mr. Local History’s program called “Project Local Ambassador”, an effort to give a specially made one of a kind Bernards Township mini- flag to every Bernards Township elementary school student. Now proceeds from the sale of a larger flag can serve as a fundraiser to distribute even more mini-flags around the community.

Project Local Ambassador – Giving a Bernards Township flag to every student in Bernards Twp.

The Mr. Local History Project is so proud that Project Local Ambassador is expanding from the classroom to our local community with this beautiful house flag. The house flag being produced by descendants of Liberty Corner’s Annin family is a great honor that will share the history of this flag show pride in our community.

Mr Local history project

The Annin Flag Company and Our Flag History

The Annin Flag Company official Bernards Township flag will be producing the only official rendition of the iconic Bernards Township flag. “How great is this that we’re going to have Bernards Township flag that’s made in America with the famed Annin Flag Company logo on it” says Betz. ” I’ve been trying to put this together for years and now there’s going to be a chance for every resident to show their pride in our history and our township.” Proceeds raised from the Bernards House Flag program will go towards expanding the Project Ambassador Flag Program for area students. If you haven’t heard the Annin Flag story, please see the link at the end of this story. It’s quite the local tale.

The Bernards Township flag is a simple straightforward design created by James Fogelman for the township’s 200th anniversary back in 1960. The design was later accepted by the Township Committee and Mayor as the official flag of Bernards Township.

Four rectangles of gold and red that stand for the four communities of which Bernards is composed: Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Lyons and West Millington. Bound in white, white symbolizes purity and truth. Red symbolizes the blood of life. Gold represents a prosperous and flourishing community. Two oak leafs adorn the first red and gold fields representing the township’s grand 619 year old oak tree, which became the symbol of strength, sturdiness and character. The twin oak leaves stand for the township’s 200 years honored in 1960.”

James K. Fogelman – Bernards Township resident, Planning Board member, and designer of the official flag of Bernards township, New Jersey

People will be able to get an official Bernards Township flag because the Annin Flag Company issued a special account to accommodate Mr. Local History and this historic project. “We had to do this,” stated Chuck Chuck Opramolla from the Annin Flag Company.”How could we not be the only choice to produce this flag for Mr. Local History and the Bernards Township community. We’re tied together from our beginning!”

2022 also marks the 175 anniversary of the Annin Flag Company’s founding. The Annin Flag company was founded by the grandchildren of William Annin, one of the founding families of Liberty Corner, the area of Bernards Township that was once referred to as Annin’s Corner.

The Annin’s first homestead in America was Liberty Corner, New Jersey. Even more reason to have this flag made in America by the Annin Flag Company of New Jersey.

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