Every part actually is larger in Texas!
A North Texas city not too long ago put in a 50 x 80-foot flagpole to fly the American flag as excessive as doable.
Mayor Kevin Fowler of Rockwall, Texas, a suburb of the Dallas and Fort Price metro areas, joined “Fox & Associates” on Thursday morning to speak in regards to the concept and the way the image of patriotism arrived on the town.
“It began in 2016,” he stated.
“We had a council member, Bennie Daniels, who had this dream of getting an enormous 50 x 80-foot American flag put up in one of many highest factors of our metropolis.”
The flagpole sits practically 200 toes above the city, proper off the freeway.
The particular location was intentional, because the mayor stated it’s reflective of the robust patriotism within the city.
For these questioning how this flag was put in — listed below are the solutions.
Fowler stated it was fairly the scene and all of the preparation and work that occurred kicked off hypothesis among the many residents of Rockwall as to what was occurring.
“They carry out this large flagpole. They needed to lay it down on the bottom and residents see it — they don’t actually know what it’s, so there was quite a lot of hypothesis within the city,” he stated.
Some residents questioned if the big pole was a brand new wind turbine or a brand new cell tower.
“However it wasn’t. It was this majestic, superb flagpole that lastly went up,” stated the mayor.
Rockwall, Texas, is a city throughout the county of Rockwall — and whereas this may be the smallest county within the state of Texas, Fowler stated there isn’t any query in regards to the presence of robust patriotism.
“Rockwall doesn’t query patriotism, however we definitely show it.”
He added, “We wish to present how patriotic we’re.”
The city has a inhabitants of over 45,000 individuals, in response to the 2020 Census, and sits simply over an hour south of the Oklahoma state line.