50 years of Six Flags Over Georgia rides
The American flags flying at Six Flags amusement parks will be the national flag with 13 stripes and 50 stars.
It’s unclear which historic flag from the Civil War era was removed from Six Flags Over Georgia.
Several years ago, the Confederate section of Six Flags Over Georgia was renamed to Peachtree Square.
Six Flags' decision to change its flags comes just days after a "Unite the Right" neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville turned deadly when a car rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing one woman and injuring several others.
Six Flags originated in Texas when the park opened there in 1961. Six-themed sections, modeled after the six countries that had sovereignty over some or all Texas – Spain, France, Mexico, Republic of Texas, Confederate States of America and the United States.
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