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Bio Released Of 'Star-Spangled' Author As Anthem Turns 200

The Washington Times

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. 982 more words


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

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — 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. 424 more words


2 Icons Of American History Together For The First Time

BALTIMORE (WJZ) –  Two important pieces of American history are brought together for the first time. It is a very special exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History that may never happen again. 330 more words


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

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—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? 454 more words


Reflections on the Star-Spangled Banner

The National Anthem. It’s a song we learn the words to as elementary students and it is one of the few that we sing (or at least hear) throughout our entire lives. 869 more words


Saturday, June 28, 2014

Fort! Flag! Fire! Celebrate history at the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner.

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Francis Scott Key didn't write the Star-Spangled Banner...sort of, or How to have the Flag in your photos | Tacoma Photographer | Seattle Photographer | PNW Photographer

First let’s have a little history. Francis Scott Key did not the Star-Spangled Banner, sort of. What Key wrote was a poem called “The Defense of Fort M’Henry.” The lyrics for the Star-Spangled Banner come from this. 575 more words

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