ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) – A St. Pete Beach hotel continued its long-standing tradition of celebrating Independence Day with a massive beach towel flag.
Staff and guests at Tradewinds Island Resorts placed a total of 975 red, white and blue colored beach towels on the sand to create a huge 13-star Betsy Ross flag in what the hotel calls its “Terry Cloth Tribute”
The annual tribute was the brainchild of retired TradeWinds employee, Bob McManaway, who is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.
This was the 15th year that TradeWinds has created the flag.
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