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Baltimore Shines This Star-Spangled Weekend

The national eye is on Baltimore this week, there’s no doubt about it. Tall ships, air shows and lots of tourists have flooded the harbor.

09/13/2014

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Patriotic Corn Maze Opening In Carroll County

A patriotic corn maze in Maryland’s Carroll County is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the writing of the country’s national anthem.

09/12/2014

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Baltimore Students Prepare For Star-Spangled Spectacular

Baltimore is preparing for a big celebration. It’s all to commemorate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem with the Star Spangled Spectactular.

09/08/2014

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The Original Manuscript Of The National Anthem Returns Home

A 200 year old piece of paper is one of the most important documents in our country’s history.

07/15/2014

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Bio Released Of ‘Star-Spangled’ Author As Anthem Turns 200

Before the “dawn’s early light” and the “twilight’s last gleaming,” the author of our national anthem was busy arranging a prisoner swap with the enemy.

07/10/2014

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2 Icons Of American History Together For The First Time

Two important pieces of American history are brought together for the first time.

07/03/2014

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Fort! Flag! Fire! Fort McHenry Celebrates Star-Spangled Summer

From the Fort McHenry Guard to the stars and stripes, it will be a summer to remember at the birthplace of the star spangled banner.

06/26/2014

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Lanes Reopen After Crash On Key Bridge

The Inner Loop of I-695 at the Francis Scott Key Bridge is now open again.

06/16/2014

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Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript Will Join Flag At Smithsonian

Its home is the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, but the original manuscript of the Star-Spangled Banner is about to leave town for a little while.

05/27/2014

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National Anthem Day Marks An Anniversary That Started In Baltimore

Monday, the United States marked an anniversary that originated right here in Baltimore: National Anthem Day.

03/04/2014

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Smithsonian To Exhibit ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Manuscript With Flag That Inspired It

The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.

01/08/2014

It’s Academic: Dec. 7, 2013

Teams from Francis Scott Key, John Carroll and Patterson Mill compete.

12/07/2013

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