Cities and towns across the state plan to mark Flag Day with ceremonies.

Flag Day commemorates the official adoption of the U.S. Flag on June 14, 1777 by a resolution from the Second Continental Congress. The day is also considered the birthday of the U.S. Army.

Ceremonies are planned in the following cities and towns:

East Haven - Town green at 6:30 p.m. Mystic - Liberty Square at 7:45 a.m. Niantic - VFW Post 5849 on Columbus Avenue at 6 p.m. Rocky Hill - Dept. of Veterans Affairs at 1:30 p.m. Terryville - Terryville Fairgrounds BBQ pavilion at 7 p.m.

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