Francis Scott Key
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.
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.”