Star Spangled Banner
The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.
Monday, the United States marked an anniversary that originated right here in Baltimore: National Anthem Day.
The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore is opening a new exhibit about the creator of the flag that inspired the national anthem.
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.
The Maryland 1812 Commission has awarded $1.2 million in grants to projects across the state that will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem next year.
Maryland is already depicted in currency. Now on the state’s own special holiday, Defenders’ Day, one of its most historic sites is too.
Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer is participating in a project to recreate the Star-Spangled Banner.
Volunteers are recreating the original Star-Spangled Banner. Also, we have cool cocktails to help you beat the summer heat.
It was 200 years ago this summer that a Baltimore flag-maker stitched the flag that inspired America’s national anthem. Now, hundreds of people are helping to recreate the star-spangled banner.
Baltimore has a central role in America’s history as the home of the Star Spangled Banner. Now–the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore is being recreated.
Sewers in Maryland are set to begin recreating the flag that inspired the national anthem.
Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” are making an unusual visit to Key’s final resting place in Frederick.