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Big Flag raised on Marco Island

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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.

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Lexey Swall/Staff 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.

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Jennifer Shanahan, right, the president of the Marco Island Sunrise Rotary Club, and members of the Marco Island Big Flag Committee hoist a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala speaks at the dedication ceremony of a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Maryann Cassidy, from right, Cindy Crane, Carol Rosasco and Susie Walsh have their photo taken in front of the 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Jennifer Shanahan, right, the president of the Marco Island Sunrise Rotary Club, and members of the Marco Island Big Flag Committee hoist a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Members of the Marco Island Big Flag Committee hoist a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Marco Island Police Chief Don Hunter greets ,Leo Sutera, right, Bonnie Garrett, and other members of the Marco Island Big Flag Committie before they hoise a 12-by-18-foot American flag is on to a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
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Jackie Nettles, center, waits with hundreds of others to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag is hoisted on to a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
  • Lexey Swall/Staff
12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.
  • Lexey Swall/Staff
12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of the S.S. Jolley Bridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundred of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.Lexey Swall/Staff
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a 12-by-18-foot American flag on a 50-foot flag pole at the base of the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge on Monday on Marco Island. The southbound lanes of thebridge were briefly closed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony. The privately funded project took about seven months to come to fruition.

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