Francis Scott Key
Monday, the United States marked an anniversary that originated right here in Baltimore: National Anthem Day.
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.
Teams from Francis Scott Key, John Carroll and Patterson Mill compete.
Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer is participating in a project to recreate the Star-Spangled Banner.
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.”
Frederick County’s tourism chief says Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for the “The Star-Spangled Banner” are coming to Frederick.
Teams from Hereford, Pikesville and Francis Scott Key compete.
On this day, 1,998 years ago, the smoke cleared and Francis Scott Key saw the American flag was still flying at Ft. McHenry.
These places allow you to travel back through history and have a greater understanding about major Baltimore figures.
Sometimes, historical places are all wet. But an important one in Baltimore’s harbor was marked anyway as the state kicks off the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
The National Park Service is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 with a new online game.