Mar 1, 2017
Birthplace of Old Glory
Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, Pa.
239 Arch St., The Betsy Ross House is a quaint little shop located on Arch St., near Third St., where Jon Ross, at the time of the Revolution, kept an upholsterer's shop. He died in the Continental Army and in May, 1776, Washington and a committee employed Betsy Ross to make a sample flag containing 13 stars and 13 stripes, which was adopted as the national ensign.