Francis Scott Key
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.
A patriotic corn maze in Maryland’s Carroll County is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the writing of the country’s national anthem.
Baltimore is preparing for a big celebration. It’s all to commemorate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem with the Star Spangled Spectactular.
A 200 year old piece of paper is one of the most important documents in our country’s history.
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.
Two important pieces of American history are brought together for the first time.
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.
The Inner Loop of I-695 at the Francis Scott Key Bridge is now open again.
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.
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.