Fort McHenry

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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

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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

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)

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