War of 1812
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.
Sometimes filling the shoes of those before you is just remembering the path they provided for you.
Taking a closer look at the story behind the Star-Spangled Spectacular.
There are just a few days to go until Baltimore celebrates the Star-Spangled Spectacular. It’s a week-long celebration of Maryland’s contributions to the War of 1812 and the 200th birthday of our national anthem.
State leaders gathered Tuesday for a special announcement. It’s all part of Maryland’s Star-Spangled Celebration, honoring the 200th anniversary of our National Anthem. Celebrations will include fireworks and tall ships.
It will be a special Independence Day at the Inner Harbor. For the first time ever the Pride of Baltimore II will be part of the city’s July 4th celebration.
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.
American history comes to life in Baltimore this summer as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem.
The citizens of Baltimore stood their ground against the British during the War of 1812. While Fort McHenry and Francis Scott Key get the most attention, another part of the city was just as important.
When it comes to the War of 1812, Fort McHenry gets most of the attention in Baltimore. But efforts are underway to unearth another fortification that’s not so well known.
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.
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.