The Annin’s of Liberty Corner: Patriots, Flag Company and a Middle School

William Annin - Annins Corner, Liberty Corner, William Annin Middle School Mr. Local History Project

Post Views: 563 William Annin has a prominent place in the history of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Liberty Corner, and yes the William Annin Middle School. The Mr. Local History Project looks back at one of Liberty Corner’s founding families known worldwide for their manufacturing of “old glory” that have been placed around the world and even on the moon! The Patriots:John Johnston, known as John Annin from Annin’s Corner (Liberty Corner) John Johnston was born in Annandale, a district in southeastern Scotland named for the river Annan. The area…

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Flag Day Means More in Liberty Corner

Flag Day - Annin Flag Company - Annin Liberty Corner - Mr Local History Project

Post Views: 56 Flag Day is celebrated every June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. Many don’t know Flag Day has direct ties to a small New Jersey hamlet known as the village of Liberty Corner, an American town with an American story. The Mr. Local History Project looks back at one of Liberty Corner, New Jersey’s original founding families who are known worldwide for their manufacturing of “old glory” that have been…

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