Congressman McHenry visits House of Flags

Published 4:49 pm Thursday, April 19, 2012

Congressman Patrick McHenry (N.C. 10th District) visited the House of Flags Museum on Wednesday, April 11. Polk County will be part of the 10th District starting in January 2013. McHenry said he was impressed with the museum and that it was an excellent history lesson for all, particularly school-age children. Rep. McHenry said he will return soon and present a U. S. House of Representatives flag to the museum to add to the collection of flags on display. Shown here are Robert Williamson (left), board chairman; board members Scott Camp and Paul Sutherland, U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry and board member Joyce Preston. The House of Flags Museum is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free. Tours at other times can be arranged by calling 828-894-2514. (photo submitted by Paul Sutherland)

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