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Jun. 30, 2022 – 7:00 PM – FOURTH OF JULY ROUNDTABLE: Project Co-Founder & Managing Director Rob Worcester and Voice of the Flag & Spokesperson Vann Morris join Dr. Ben Carson for a Fourth of July Town Hall and Roundtable event! Together, the group discusses Dr Carson’s new children’s book Red, White, and Blue: Our Flag Matters to Me and You, the flag, our nation, its birthday, and how our country can recognize this symbol of America with pride and admiration, once again. See more at:

Jun. 14, 2022 – 8:53 AM – ACCUWEATHER: One creative endeavor is taking the American flag to historic heights
This flagpole will be on a scale unlike any other. It’s taller than the Empire State Building, will fly a star-spangled banner large enough to cover a football field and will contend with some of the Northeast’s harshest weather. Read more at:

May 30, 2022 – 12:29 PM – NEWSNATION: One family is making it their mission to remember veterans and their sacrifices. Founder of “Wreaths Across America” Morrill Worcester and his son, co-founder Rob Worcester, joined “Morning in America” to share the first look at plans to create the world’s tallest flagpole, and to build “Flagpole of Freedom Park,” a park to honor every fallen soldier. Read more at:

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In the News: Highlights

Jul. 2022 – Bangor Daily News: Letter: As a veteran, I support the flagpole project

Jul. 2022 – The Ellsworth American: A grand old flag(pole)

Jul. 2022 – Maine Public: ‘Why not here?’ Columbia Falls weighs plans for world’s largest flagpole

Jun. 2022 – The Sheboygan Press: Sheboygan Acuity flag to be beat as world’s tallest by Maine flagpole

Jun. 2022 – Sean Hannity: New Park to Honor Nation’s Veterans With Flagpole Taller Than Empire State Building

Jun. 2022 – Fox News: In Maine, a proposed $1B patriotic park will feature 1,776-foot tall flagpole

Jun. 2022 – MSN: One creative endeavor is taking the flag to historic heights

May 2022 – Just the News: Plans underway to build educational and patriotic park with world’s largest flagpole

May 2022 – Q96.1: July 4, 2026: Taller Than the Empire State Building, the World’s Largest Flagpole Plans to Open in Maine

Apr. 2022 – Richardson Magazine: Flagpole of Freedom

Apr. 2022 – MassLive: World’s tallest flagpole project unveiled for rural section of Maine; meant to honor all American veterans

Apr. 2022 – Patch: ‘World’s Largest Flagpole’ in Maine To Honor U.S Veterans

Apr. 2022 – News Net Daily: World’s tallest flagpole proposed for Maine; Billion dollar project would honor American

Apr. 2022 – MSN: Founder of Wreaths Across America unveils plans for world’s tallest flagpole for Downeast Maine

Apr. 2022 – Sea Coast Current: World’s Largest Flagpole Taller Than the Empire State Building is Coming to Maine

Apr. 2022 – Unofficial Networks: New Maine Site Will Host The Largest Flagpole in the World

Apr. 2022 – Mainebiz: Field of dreams? World’s tallest flagpole could bring thousands of jobs to Downeast

Apr. 2022 – The Patriot News: Plans announced for Billion-dollar Flagpole of Freedom – world’s tallest one in Downeast Maine

Mar. 2022 – The Ellsworth American: Flagpole of Freedom Park to feature world’s tallest flag

Mar. 2022 – Machias Valley News Observer: Worcesters reveal plans to build world’s tallest flagpole in $1B ‘Flagpole of Freedom Park’

Mar. 2022 – Bangor Daily News: Wreaths Across America founders propose $1B veterans’ theme park

Mar. 2022 – U.S. Veterans Magazine: Plans for the World’s Tallest Flagpole and Most Comprehensive Veterans Memorial to be Unveiled in Maine

Mar. 2022 – Fox News: Largest American flag in the world to fly 1,776 feet above sea level