Francis Scott Key - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - Baltimore, MD
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N 38° 47.238 W 076° 13.234
18S E 393991 N 4293880
One of many historical markers in St Michaels, Maryland.
Waymark Code: WM14EJ4
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 06/23/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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The plaque says, "O! say can you see..."
The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail traces the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Along the trail you'll encounter tangible evidence of the war and stories that bring the people and events to life. Discover the far-reaching impacts of the war on this county and the world.
(Inscription in the upper center) Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine-After a 23-hour bombardment, soldiers at Fort McHenry raised a large American flag early on September 14, 1814. That flag, signaling British retreat, inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words that became America’s national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner.
Experience the Trail *Drive through rural landscapes and historic communities. *Paddle or cruise waterways where British and American troops once traveled. *Witness battles at reenactment events. *View the original Star-Spangled Banner flag and visit the house where it was made. *Hike or bike trails with stops at historic sites and scenic overlooks. *Join in commemorative events throughout the region."
St Michaels, MD, USA

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