BALTIMORE — In late-breaking news from the 19th century, there’s been a cannon recall.
The National Park Service said in a release that an iron reproduction historic cannon exploded during a celebratory firing Sept. 353 more words
John Skinner observed the bombardment of Fort McHenry firsthand alongside Francis Scott Key. It was Skinner who actually led the negotiated release of Dr. Beanes. John Skinner was a young Maryland lawyer and had served for a time with Joshua Barney. 265 more words