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Local Artists To Remix National Anthem With Unconventional Performances

When you think of how the Star-Spangled Banner sounds, most of you will conjure up nearly identical versions of the song in your mind.

08/29/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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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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July 4th In Baltimore: Birthplace Of The National Anthem Celebrates In A Big Way

Fireworks light up Downtown Baltimore. But as thousands were glued to the sky, police officers were on the ground, working to keep the patriotic celebration safe.

07/04/2014

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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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Md. Office of Tourism: Snap & Post Your Star-Spangled Selfies For A Prize

Prizes for you pictures. If you own a cell phone, chances are you have taken a selfie or two, but how about getting rewards for your pics?

07/02/2014

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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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Star-Spangled Banner Trail Follows War Of 1812

In the summer of 1814 — two years after Congress declared war against Great Britain — the British moved rapidly up the Chesapeake Bay waterways, terrorizing port towns.

06/21/2014

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Museum To Celebrate Star-Spangled Banner In Song

Girl Scouts, Little League baseball players and musicians including Phish and Train are joining a national sing-a-long on Saturday, which is Flag Day, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the flag that inspired its lyrics.

06/13/2014

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‘For Whom It Stands’ Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates The Flag

USA Today calls it a must see exhibit, and it’s ready to open right here at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

05/15/2014

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O Say Can You See! Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Summer Is Set

American history comes to life in Baltimore this summer as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem.

04/29/2014

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