The birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner will be a busy place this weekend. The summer season kicks off in a big way at Fort McHenry on Sunday.
Girl Scouts, Little League baseball players and musicians including Phish and Train are joining a national sing-a-long on Saturday, which is Flag Day, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the flag that inspired its lyrics.
Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” are making an unusual visit to Key’s final resting place in Frederick.
It wasn’t just a celebration of the bicentennial on Thursday. It was also Flag Day, and that holds a special meaning for many.
Thursday marks a new life in America for dozens of naturalized immigrants.
They were born in 16 different counties but now they’re all Americans. Dozens took their oath as U.S. citizens Tuesday night at Fort McHenry.
The National Museum of American History in Washington is celebrating Flag Day by hosting a naturalization ceremony for 20 people.
Tuesday is Flag Day. If you plan to celebrate, there’s no better place than Fort McHenry.