flag day

Sing-a-long on National Mall for flag day celebration. (Photo: National Museum of American History, via YouTube)

Museum Celebrates Star-Spangled Banner in Song

Girl Scouts, Little League baseball players, celebrity musicians and President Barack Obama are joining a national celebration Saturday, which is flag day, marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the flag that inspired its lyrics.

06/14/2014

An American flag flies at half staff in front of a Realtors office to honor the fallen Navy SEALs who were based and trained close by at the Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, on August 8, 2011 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Flag Day Brings Key’s Manuscript to Frederick, Md.

Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” are making an unusual visit to Key’s final resting place in Frederick.

06/14/2013