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The Mercury News
Five fun Fourth of July factsCalvin Coolidge, in 1872. 3. The Star-Spangled Banner was originally a poem by
Five fun Fourth of July facts
The Mercury News / Posted an hour ago
Calvin Coolidge, in 1872. 3. The Star-Spangled Banner was originally a poem by Francis Scott Key titled, "The Defence of Fort McHenry," penned after he witnessed that Maryland fort bombarded by the British during the War of 1812. It was later put... Read more
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Duke University
The Challenges of Performing the National Anthemwritten by Francis Scott Key in Baltimore in 1814 as a poem after seeing the Am
The Challenges of Performing the National Anthem
Duke University / Posted 2 days ago
written by Francis Scott Key in Baltimore in 1814 as a poem after seeing the American forces repel the British attack on Fort McHenry. In 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional act making it America’s national anthem. Over the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Ballpark destinations within 5 hours of North Jersey - Travelbefore 4 p.m. Food favorite: Boog’s BBQ While in Baltimore: Inner Harbor, Nat
Ballpark destinations within 5 hours of North Jersey - Travel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
before 4 p.m. Food favorite: Boog’s BBQ While in Baltimore: Inner Harbor, National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine (for history buffs) and don’t forget to eat crabs and crab cakes. Tip:... Read more
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ESPN
Michael Phelps' Final Turnbeen arrested on suspicion of DUI. The details were horrifying: driving 84 mph
Michael Phelps' Final Turn
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
been arrested on suspicion of DUI. The details were horrifying: driving 84 mph in the narrow, 45 mph, no-passing-allowed Fort McHenry Tunnel; registering 0.14 on a blood-alcohol test, nearly twice the legal limit of 0.08 in Maryland. Michael... Read more
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ESPN
Wayne Drehs: Michael Phelps' Final Turnbeen arrested on suspicion of DUI. The details were horrifying: driving 84 mph
Wayne Drehs: Michael Phelps' Final Turn
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
been arrested on suspicion of DUI. The details were horrifying: driving 84 mph in the narrow, 45 mph, no-passing-allowed Fort McHenry Tunnel; registering 0.14 on a blood-alcohol test, nearly twice the legal limit of 0.08 in Maryland. Michael... Read more
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E! Online
Michael Phelps Is Officially Off Probationspokesperson told us. "He followed the orders requested and is now free." Phel
Michael Phelps Is Officially Off Probation
E! Online / Posted 8 days ago
spokesperson told us. "He followed the orders requested and is now free." Phelps was arrested on Sept. 30, 2014, and charged with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines within the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Maryl... Read more
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The Star
Hunker Down: 'In order to form a more perfect union'buy a used car from either one of them!We were great when the dawning cleared a
Hunker Down: 'In order to form a more perfect union'
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
buy a used car from either one of them!We were great when the dawning cleared and our battered flag was still waving over Fort McHenry. We were great standing behind Andrew Jackson above that small canal in defense of New Orleans. We were great... Read more
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The Maui News
Today is Flag Dayred and white bars. Two hundred and four years ago during the War of 1812, the
Today is Flag Day
The Maui News / Posted 15 days ago
red and white bars. Two hundred and four years ago during the War of 1812, the sight of a tattered flag still flying over Fort McHenry in Baltimore inspired Francis Scott Key to write the "Star-Spangled Banner," later adopted as our national... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 14, 2016first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech
This day in history, June 14, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry. In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th-round TKO to win the world heavyweight boxing... Read more
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Al.com
I'm your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With fifteen stars and fifteen stripes, I survived
I'm your American flag
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
. But challenges lay ahead. With fifteen stars and fifteen stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
'Through it all, I was there'new and free. I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars a
'Through it all, I was there'
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
new and free. I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and 15 stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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The Express-Times
There's more to this cloth than stars and stripesand free. I'm your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and
There's more to this cloth than stars and stripes
The Express-Times / Posted 15 days ago
and free. I'm your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and 15 stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historyfirst president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry. In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world heavyweight boxing... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historyfirst president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry. In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world heavyweight boxing... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Flag Day recognitionnew and free. I’m your American flag.But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars an
Flag Day recognition
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 15 days ago
new and free. I’m your American flag.But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and 15 stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Maryland newest state park is amazingly beautifulWITH WBTHALEY11 DREDGE THE HARBOR, THERE WERE ACTUALLY ORDINANCES NBC WBAL11FOU
Maryland newest state park is amazingly beautiful
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 17 days ago
WITH WBTHALEY11 DREDGE THE HARBOR, THERE WERE ACTUALLY ORDINANCES NBC WBAL11FOUNDNBC IN THWBE ALWO11RK 1812. WHEN FORT MCHENRY WAS ATTACKED NBC BY THEWB BALRI11TISH. KATE: 1300NBC WBAL11 ITEMSNBC WBAL11, THAT STRETCH 11 EVER SEE. IT IS... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
James Burns: Flag represents American spiritand free. I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and
James Burns: Flag represents American spirit
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 17 days ago
and free. I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and 15 stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With fifteen stars and fifteen stripes, I survived
I’m your American flag
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
. But challenges lay ahead. With fifteen stars and fifteen stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pride of Baltimore II leaves city for four-month, 8,000-mile voyagesaid. "It's not sitting on the deck with a parasol and umbrella." As cannons o
Pride of Baltimore II leaves city for four-month, 8,000-mile voyage
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
said. "It's not sitting on the deck with a parasol and umbrella." As cannons on the ship blasted farewell to the city near Fort McHenry, Miles hollered orders and the crew scrambled. While their experience differed —Niall O'Malley has... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pride of Baltimore II to depart Chesapeake Bay for four-month, 8,000-mile voyageand head to Norfolk, Virginia. Baltimoreans can see the historic ship before i
Pride of Baltimore II to depart Chesapeake Bay for four-month, 8,000-mile voyage
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
and head to Norfolk, Virginia. Baltimoreans can see the historic ship before it leaves at Fells Point, Federal Hill or Fort McHenry. The Pride II will travel around the Inner Harbor and fire its cannons. "We are excited to take Pride II out of... Read more
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York Daily Record
York's link to the National Anthem a bit off keyDurang, already known for his fireworks displays, had created quite a productio
York's link to the National Anthem a bit off key
York Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
Durang, already known for his fireworks displays, had created quite a production noting that: "I brought out 'The Attack on Fort McHenry' with the bombardment of the British fleet to crowded houses." They may not have united the words and music,... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Solemn Honor: Newton residents take 'Honor Flight'II. He was stationed in Korea.” Page 2 of 2 - Ryan's father joined the Honor F
Solemn Honor: Newton residents take 'Honor Flight'
The Newton Kansan / Posted 26 days ago
II. He was stationed in Korea.” Page 2 of 2 - Ryan's father joined the Honor Flight tour. The tour began with a trip to Fort McHenry.At Fort McHenry the group learned about an old version of the U.S. Flag — one featuring 15 stars and 15 stripes... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Tall ships arrive in Baltimoreand is hoping to make a side trip to Gettysburg. "This morning we have a salut
Tall ships arrive in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
and is hoping to make a side trip to Gettysburg. "This morning we have a salute to the flag when we pass close to Fort McHenry," he said. "It was very nice." In response, he said, his crew raised the scarlet and gold Spanish flag. "It's... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Naval veteran from Moab takes Honor Flight - A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner 88 was one of 48 participants in the Ut...appreciation of our dedication to our country,” Hagner recalled. Another highl
Naval veteran from Moab takes Honor Flight - A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner 88 was one of 48 participants in the Ut...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 1 months ago
appreciation of our dedication to our country,” Hagner recalled. Another highlight of the trip was when the group visited Fort McHenry in Baltimore, which happens to also be Hagner’s home town. The veterans visited the place where Francis Scott... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $62 Million to Maintain Two Ships in Jacksonvillemillion contract from the Navy for the phased maintenance availability of the W
U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $62 Million to Maintain Two Ships in Jacksonville
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
million contract from the Navy for the phased maintenance availability of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). The company will perform maintenance and modernization work aboard the 610-foot-long amphibious... Read more

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