Tuesday, January 01, 2013

January 1 Birthday: Betsy Ross


Betsy Ross, businesswoman and seamstress

Jan. 1, 1752-Jan. 30, 1836

Betsy Ross by Alexandra Wallner (Holiday House, 1994) In this book, Ross’ childhood, family life, and business life are showcased along with her legendary flag-making effort.

 Tour Betsy Ross’ house, view American flags, read about the history of the flag and other fascinating facts at The Betsy Ross Homepage.