Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” are making an unusual visit to Key’s final resting place in 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.”
A company in eastern Pennsylvania is at work replicating the giant flag that inspired the U.S. national anthem.
New weekend boat tours at Fort McHenry show the sights and sounds of the 1814 Battle of 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.
In an effort to get more kids to explore national parks, Baltimore’s own Fort McHenry is used as a backdrop.
Selling Baltimore to the world’s navies. That was basically the pitch made Wednesday to 40 nations.
As the nation observes Veterans Day, rangers at Fort McHenry are educating the public on its history beyond the Star-Spangled Banner.
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.
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.
On this day, 1,998 years ago, the smoke cleared and Francis Scott Key saw the American flag was still flying at Ft. McHenry.
It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the home of the Star-Spangled Banner.