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'And did those feet in ancient times...'

The Commonwealth games are generally among the least controversial incidents in human history; a fairly contrived excuse for a lot of very fit people from various countries to gather in one place for a few days of sporting contest. 1,116 more words

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Ships Depart as Star-Spangled Festivities Come to a Close

BALITMORE, Md. (WNEW) — Hundreds came out to the Inner Harbor Wednesday to get one last look at the tall ships and naval vessels, here for the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. 189 more words


Interschool chorus performs "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Rose State College

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The rain didn’t put a damper on Star-Spangled Music Day, celebrating 200 years of “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key on Sept. 117 more words

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This Weekend Marks The 200th Anniversary Of The Writing Of “The Star-Spangled Banner”

The Untold Story Of The Star-Spangled Banner

” Not only our national anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner was the flag that flew during the War of 1812  during the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry, inspiring Francis Scott Key to write the words that would become the famous song.   

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The Star-Spangled Banner

Something for the weekend.  The Star-Spangled Banner.  Two centuries ago America was going through rough times.  Engaged in a War with Great Britain, Washington DC had been burned on August 24, symbolic of a war that seemed to be turning against the United States.  708 more words

‘The Star Spangled Banner’ Turns 200, Francis Scott Key’s Impact On Bay Area Landscape

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — This year marks the bicentennial of The Star Spangled Banner. Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics after he was moved by the sight of the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore. 288 more words


Smithsonian Traces Fragments of Star-Spangled Banner

WASHINGTON — If you happen to find some remnants of woven wool in your attic — in red, white or blue and marked Fort McHenry — the Smithsonian Institution would like to know. 618 more words