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Independence flag raised on Long Island – photos

On the second leg of its nationwide tour, the national flag commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Independence was raised on Deadman’s Cay, Long Island, June 11. 

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

40th Long Island

John Ritchie (left) and primary school student Ava Watkins (right) hoist the flag at a special ceremony on Long Island June 11, 2013, assisted by representatives of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the Royal Bahamas Police Force. (Photo/BIS)

On the second leg of its national tour, the national flag commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Independence landed on Deadman’s Cay, Long Island, June 11.

The flag was transported by the air division of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.

The flag was hoisted on the grounds of Deadman’s Cay airport.

The flag hoisted there was the same flag that replaced the Union Jack on July 10, 1973 at Clifford Park.

Chester Fox, deputy councillor and Sharon Cartwright, South Town chairperson brought brief remarks and the crowd was entertained by the Mangrove Bush Primary School May Pole Dancers.

formally present the flag to Deirdre Fox of the local Administrator’s OfficeStudents from the Mangrove Bush Primary School entertain the crowd

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