Betsy Ross (1752-1836)

Philadelphia PA, Pic of the Day 2012, Places

Betsy Ross (1752-1836), originally uploaded by Tom Ipri.

“Credited with making the first stars and stripes flag, Ross was a successful upholsterer. She produced flags for the government for over 50 years. As a skilled artisan, Ross represents the many women who supported their families during the Revolution and early Republic”