Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 1:33PM CDT expiring August 21 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Washington, Waukesha
Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 11:46AM CDT expiring August 21 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Washington, Waukesha
"Obviously we hear from a lot of veterans, and it means so much to them as a symbol of recognizing all that they have done to maintain the great freedoms that we have here in this country," said Sheri Murphy, VP of Services and Administration at Acuity Insurance.
The folks that put the pole up at Acuity Insurance say thousands of people have visited the sight over the years just to take in the marvel.
"I knew that it was going to speak to people," Murphy explained.
"We are just so thankful to be in this country," Salzmann said.
Standing nearly 100 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty, an oversized flag was necessary too. This one is about 9,800 square feet. That makes it larger than a basketball court.