MERRIAM, Kan. - Merriam, Kan. hosts the annual “Flags 4 Freedom” event today until Saturday, July 5.
Downtown Merriam and surrounding areas are lined with U.S. flags. Flags 4 Freedom organizers have placed more than 1,200 U.S. flags throughout Merriam according to the press release.
Visitors are invited to stop by during the week and view the flags and reflect on those who have served and those who are currently serving.
On the Fourth of July, the event will host a Concert to Celebrate the Flags. The American Legion Band of Greater Kansas City will play at 12:30 p.m. The event is free.