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Saginaw, Michigan: Tombstone of Mr. 50-Star Flag

Bob Heft was only 17 when his 50-star design was approved by Congress. His red, white, and blue tombstone is engraved, "Designer of America's 50-Star Flag."

Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery

4810 Brockway Rd, Saginaw, MI
Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery. It's a small cemetery and Bob's tombstone is easy to spot; it's red, white, and blue and shaped like a U.S. flag.
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Tombstone of Mr. 50-Star Flag

Tombstone of Mr. 50-Star Flag

Grave of the man, who as a high school student, designed the 50-star flag. His headstone commemorates his claim to fame.

[Justin K., 11/12/2017]

Bob Heft (1942-2009) was only 17 when his 50-star design was approved by Congress in 1959. July 2019: Photo added.

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