Shumlin lowers flags to honor MandelaDecember 07,2013Gov. lowers flags
to honor Mandela
Gov. Peter Shumlin has ordered that flags at Vermont facilities be flown at half-staff to honor the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Shumlin issued the order Friday following a Presidential Proclamation.
All U.S., state of Vermont, POW and other flags at state public buildings and grounds will remain at half-staff through sunset Monday.MORE IN This Just InVermont author and activist Bill McKibben and fellow organizers of Sundayís Peopleís Climate... Full StoryVermontís official state bird, the hermit thrush, was selected in 1941 for its flute-like song. Full Story
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