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Ruth Gess, quilter, displayed her patriotic quilts.

Alexandria woman sews American history on quilts

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In May 1776, a few months before the Declaration of Independence was signed, Betsy Ross was sought out to sew the first American flag.

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In Betsy Ross's lifetime she would sew countless other U.S. flags and take pride in helping her country through the Revolutionary War.

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