NEW YORK, N.Y. (WKBW) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a statewide collection of worn American flags so they can be disposed of properly
Flags will be accepted Tuesday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 23.
The collected flags will be disposed of as part of the Memorial Watchfire hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 103 on May 27. The event will take place at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. More information on the Watchfire can be found here.
Drop-off locations are as follows:
Alfred E. Smith Building, 80 South Swan St., Albany
New York State Capitol, Washington Avenue, Albany
Empire State Plaza Main Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany
Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany
Agency Buildings 1,2,3,4 - Empire State Plaza, Albany
Legislative Office Building Empire State Plaza, Albany
Robert Abrams Building for Law and Justice Empire State Plaza, Albany
Swan Street Building, Core 2 and Core 3, Empire State Plaza, Albany