BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The United States Coast Guard set the historic Francis Scott Key buoy on the Patapsco River.
The specially designed Star-Spangled buoy marks the approximate location where Francis Scott Key wrote the country’s national anthem during the bombardment on Fort McHenry in 1814.READ MORE: Baltimore City Receives $2M In Funding For Minority Owned Business Development
The buoy sits between the Francis Scott Key Bridge and Fort McHenry.READ MORE: Woman Found Dead In East Baltimore Fire Was Shot Beforehand, Police Say
It’s set every summer and removed just before the winter.MORE NEWS: Maryland State Police To Assist U.S. Capitol Police With Security Ahead of Justice For J6 Protest
This is the 40th year.