Hanna Flea Market to help flags

Senior center to hold flea market on July 30 to raise funds to help replace flags


Mike Armstrong

Bingo night is a popular draw for the Hanna Senior Center. The center will hold a flea market this month to raise money to replace flags displayed in Hanna.

On holidays of rememberence such as July 4, Memorial Day and Veterans Day, the town of Hanna has an "Avenue of Flags" which extends about a mile down WY 72 from the bridge to the Hanna Recreation Center.

Given the wind of northern Carbon County, the 50 plus flags wave strongly.

For years the flags care keeper was Penny Sager from the American Women's Auxiliary, but when she passed away a couple years ago, the flags were put in the care of the town. A year ago, Darla Baker was driving down the road and she had a shock.

"It was June 14, which is National Flag Day, and as I drove down the ro...

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