"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
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.
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 ...
Mar 1, 2007 ... A conservator works on the Star-Spangled Banner in 1914. ... "We didn't want to
change any of the history written on the artifact by stains and ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
The sight of those “broad stripes and bright stars” inspired Francis Scott Key to
write a song that eventually became the United States national anthem.