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Fort McHenry National Monument

“O say can you see by the dawn’s early light…”

Like most decent students of history, I knew generally the origins of the American National Anthem. 441 more words


Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

I missed the second posts from last month and this month, but that’s because  I’m still catching up with other things that need to be done first that was delayed by my annual trip. 865 more words


A Visit to Fort McHenry, Baltimore - The Birthplace of O! say can you see,...

During the War of 1812 a storm flag (17 by 25 feet (5.2 m × 7.6 m)) was flown over Fort McHenry during the bombardment. It was replaced early on the morning of September 14, 1814 with a larger garrison flag (30 by 42 feet (9.1 m × 12.8 m)). 115 more words


Taxpayers Pay for Opioid Crisis Caused By Big Pharma

Source: Why Should Taxpayers Pay for the Opioid Crisis When Pharma Caused It? | Alternet AlterNet By Martha Rosenberg October 30, 2017    Photo Credit: Lightspring / … 20 more words


I'm back!

Hello bloggers! I think it is about time that I started this blog back up to give you all an update on my adventures. Obviously, the best place to start is to give you a little bit of an idea of Baltimore City, and the neighborhood I live in: Highlandtown! 625 more words



Fort McHenry is the place that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the United States National Anthem , “The Star Spangled Banner.”

He watched the bombardment of this fort by the British during the War of 1812. 136 more words