The company then returned to the liberty pole and as the sun was setting hauled down the flag.
On the common, half way between the two, was the liberty pole.
The pole on which a flag was hung was not called a flag pole, but a liberty pole.
“Of course Machias is to have a liberty pole,” continued Mr. Weston.
Against Fayette two bills were found; one for misdemeanor in raising the liberty pole in Uniontown.
“You must come with the others to the liberty pole on Sabbath morning,” he added.
They were to raise a liberty pole there, and the crowd must have numbered two hundred or more.
At this place there is a liberty pole set up by some of the brethren.
On the 5th of June the first liberty pole in the Colony was set up at Savannah.
This well was used into the present century, when it was covered and during the war of 1812-14 a liberty pole was erected in it.