Fort McHenry

(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Cannon Backfires at Fort McHenry in Baltimore

In late-breaking news from the 19th century, there’s been a cannon recall.

09/24/2014

Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: THANASSIS STAVRAKIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden to Visit Fort McHenry

O say can you sneak a peek of the vice president of the United States? If you’re in Baltimore, the answer could be yes.

09/13/2014

Star Spangled Banner, National Museum of American History (Credit, Randy Yagi)

5 Things to Know About ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

This week marks the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and Baltimore is pulling out all the stops: massive fireworks displays, historical reenactments and live performances all over the city’s Inner Harbor.

09/11/2014

The Kalmar Nykel sailing into Baltimore's Inner Harbor, seen from Fort McHenry. (Karen Adams/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Tall Ships Arrive in Baltimore’s Harbor

As part of a weeklong celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner’s 200th birthday, 30 naval vessels and tall ships will arrive in Baltimore’s harbor.

09/10/2014

Maryland students gather to create the Star-Spangled Banner on Tuesday, Sept. 9. (Photo Credit: Star-Spangled Banner Living Flag)

Md. Students Form a Human Star-Spangled Banner

Thousands of students are wearing red, white and blue to help form a Star-Spangled Banner at Maryland’s Fort McHenry.

09/09/2014

Star Spangled Banner, National Museum of American History (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Smithsonian Toasts Star-Spangled Past With Flag-Inspired Drinks

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner this week with cocktails and a toast to history.

09/08/2014

Star-Spangled Banner stamp. (Photo from U.S. Postal Service)

Star-Spangled Banner Stamp Unveiled at Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

03/06/2014

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New Star-Spangled Banner Takes Shape in Maryland

Hundreds of people are helping to recreate the star-spangled banner, which was first stitched 200 years ago by a Baltimore flag-maker.

08/01/2013

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O’Malley Sets Up Political Action Committee

Gov. Martin O’Malley has set up a political action committee with the Federal Elections Commission.

07/26/2012

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