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Flag Day Brings Key’s Manuscript To Frederick

Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” are making an unusual visit to Key’s final resting place in Frederick.

06/14/2013

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‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Manuscript Visits Frederick

Dawn’s early light and rockets’ red glare seared a song into a man’s heart in 1814 and moved his pen to create what became “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

06/13/2013

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Pa. Company To Weave Star Spangled Banner Replica

A company in eastern Pennsylvania is at work replicating the giant flag that inspired the U.S. national anthem.

06/12/2013

Sunday, June 2, 2013

New weekend boat tours at Fort McHenry show the sights and sounds of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore.

06/02/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Baltimore

Baltimore is set to hold events throughout the weekend to honor all U.S. soldiers. Take the time to attend and remember these heroes.

05/13/2013

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Ravens Wide Receiver Tandon Doss Encourages Kids At Fort McHenry To Get Out And Enjoy Nature

In an effort to get more kids to explore national parks, Baltimore’s own Fort McHenry is used as a backdrop.

05/10/2013

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Sail Baltimore Gives 40 Foreign Attachés A Tour Of The City

Selling Baltimore to the world’s navies. That was basically the pitch made Wednesday to 40 nations.

04/03/2013

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Fort McHenry Marks Veterans Day With Special Programs

As the nation observes Veterans Day, rangers at Fort McHenry are educating the public on its history beyond the Star-Spangled Banner.

11/11/2012

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Baltimore’s Most Haunted Places

Some of the best haunted places only get that way because they host a long and intricate past filled with death– whether by war, disease or murder. Learning what the dead went through in life, or the circumstances of how they died, not only lets you know why those ghosts are sticking around, it makes for a great night out at the city’s most haunted places.

10/22/2012

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Crew Of Ship Involved In War Of 1812 Teaches History To Park Rangers At Fort McHenry

When the United States waged war against England 200 years ago, Baltimore was at its center. Not only was the battle at Fort McHenry important, so too was what was being built in the Inner Harbor.

10/03/2012

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Battle Of North Point Celebrated At Former Battlefield Turned Elementary School

On this day, 1,998 years ago, the smoke cleared and Francis Scott Key saw the American flag was still flying at Ft. McHenry.

09/14/2012

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Fort McHenry Enjoys Attendance Boost

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the home of the Star-Spangled Banner.

08/13/2012

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