Star-Spangled Spectacular Events: September 9th

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

10am-130pm:  Star-Spangled Banner Living Flag at Fort McHenry

More than 7,000 school students from every county in Maryland will don red, white and blue to create the Star-Spangled Banner Living Flag at Fort McHenry!

Like their predecessors during the 1914 centennial, students will come to Fort McHenry to engage in experiential learning by literally becoming part of the Star-Spangled Banner. To commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812 and the anniversary of the writing of the National Anthem, this will be the largest living Star-Spangled Banner flag ever created!

315pm-415pm: Origins of the Star-Spangled Banner at Fort McHenry

Join a park ranger for this hands-on program about the Battle of Baltimore and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Help unroll the 30-by-42 foot, full-size replica Star-Spangled Banner flag at the exact site where it flew in 1814.

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