Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony
The City of Urbana will join other Illinois communities on Monday, December 4th by hosting an Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony. Urbana's event will take place at 12 p.m. at the City of Urbana building located at 400 South Vine Street. The event will include the Urbana Fire Department and Urbana Police Department color guard raising the flag and Mayor Marlin reading a resolution passed by Urbana City Council.
The Flag Raising Ceremony will help kickoff a yearlong celebration that pays tribute to the people, places, and things that are being BORN, BUILT & GROWN here every single day. The Illinois Bicentennial will showcase Illinois' influence on American history and culture, achievement and invention, business and art.
Happy 200th Birthday, Illinois!