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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.


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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.