These Patriotic Eagles with American Flag and Shield work well over front doors, and on garages. They are ideal for Americans looking for ways to express their patriotism.
Some Flag background: The 50 stars on the American Flag represent the current 50 states, and the 13 stripes of the flag symbolize the original thirteen British colonies that rebelled against Britain, to become the first states of the United States of America.
American Eagle Wall Plaques and Deluxe Bald Eagle patriotic wall hangings are Made in USA.
The Bald Eagle -- The bald eagle was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America because of its long life, great strength, and majestic look. However, this designation of the eagle's becoming the patriotic emblem of the United States was not easy.
A patriotic house sign will display your pride in America, in our troops, and in your family's military service (all branches) to all who enter your home.
The current generation of our military has dealt with two major conflicts, during what has been the better part of two decades. The patriotic plaques on this page are an attempt to honor every member of every military family who has given so much and asked for only appreciation in return.
American Bald Eagle & Large Eagle Weathervane
Fashioned after colonial styles, and (Made in USA), these patriotic 46 inch American Eagle weathervanes will add distinction to your home.
In 1784, Benjamin Franklin stated his disapproval of the eagle as our national bird: "The bald eagle...is a bird of bad moral character; like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird and withal a true original native of America."
Flagpole Eagles are Hand Painted, and made in the USA.
In 1789, George Washington became our nation's first President, and the American Bald Eagle became our country's official bird. Much later, President John F. Kennedy wrote: "The Founding Fathers made an appropriate choice when they selected the bald eagle as the emblem of the nation. The fierce beauty and proud independence of this great bird aptly symbolizes the strength and freedom of America."
Two sizes of eagles available (Made in USA).
The American Flag has been officially modified 26 times since 1777. The current 50-star flag was ordered by President Eisenhower in recognition of Hawaii becoming a state.