Images of the Star-Spangled Banner from Across the Country

See images of the American flag captured by our readers.

Adding flags to the Memorial Day Watchfire. Syracuse, New York. Bob Gates
Bulls Head on a wall. Route 66, Arizona. Sam Flowers
"Metal Old Glory" adornes a hollowed-out storefront on Main Street. Attica, Kansas. Benjamin Wilkinson
Alaskan dogsleds. Near Shishmaref, Alaska. Gregory Murrey
Discovery flies past Dulles airport. Sterling, Virginia. Mr. Pichler
"No Fishing?" North Carolina. Cynthia Hoover
Home at the seaside. Sarasota, Florida Carina Wachsmann
Patriotic Water Drops. Taylor, Michigan. Tiffany Swoish
Two american soldiers walk in front of an LED american flag in Times Square. New York City, New York. Jennifer Fulginiti
Faded Glory. Galena, Illinois. Ken Rathke
Curly fries and hot dogs on a stick. Newcastle, Washington. Rick Takagi
Ted's Garage. Palouse, Washington. Jia han Dong
American flag blowing in the wind in front of the Sierra Mountains. Near Lonepine, California. Randall Hodges
Showing off her fashion sense and patriotism. Corktown neighborhood, Detroit, Michigan. Sebastian Sullen
American pickup truck in a junkyard. Mojave Desert, California. David Evans
America the Faithful. Moorpark, California. Chris Rivera
Tinsel Flag. Northwestern Arizona David Vessey
A cat sitting by an old flag. Highway 8, Virginia. Benita Vanwinkle
Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis, Maryland. David Moss
The workbench at an oil field. Los Angeles, California. Rick Miller

One of the stalwarts of our annual photo contest is the Americana category, where we've seen photographs of cowboys, county fairs and urban cityscapes. But one of the constants has been the American flag, a recurring pattern populating images from across the country. Here are some of our favorites.