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Original Manuscript of 'Star-Spangled Banner' on Display in BaltimoreThe 200-year-old manuscript of the "Star-Spangled Banner" is now on display at the site that inspired the song's famous lyrics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Star-Spangled Banner, Song to be Joined in D.C. The original, handwritten manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and the flag that inspired the song's lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.
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.
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