"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of
America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem written in 1814
Mar 1, 2007 ... The Story Behind the Star Spangled Banner. How the flag that flew proudly over
Fort McHenry inspired an anthem and made its way to the ...
Sep 12, 2014 ... On the bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” learn surprising facts about
the national anthem and the man who wrote its lyrics.
Baltimore is the birthplace of America's national anthem, “The Star-Spangled
Banner”. Written by Francis Scott Key during the Battle of Baltimore in the War of
On this day in History, Key pens Star-Spangled Banner on Sep 13, 1814. ... The
poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key ...
Jan 8, 2010 ... The U.S. National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, was written in 1814 by
Francis Scott Key. Key was sent to the British fleet in ...
Jun 24, 2014 ... An engraved portrait of American lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key (
1779-1843), who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which ...
The original Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to ....
night revising and copying out the four verses he had written about America's ...
Jul 4, 2009 ... The story behind the national anthem - a very powerful story.
His famous poem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written following the British
attack in Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1814. When the British withdrew ...