• The Star-Spangled Banner flying over Tangier Island, VA.

    Star-Spangled Banner

    National Historic Trail DC, MD, VA

1812 Links and Resources

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Members of the 1st Royal Scots, Battle of Bladensburg Reenactment, Riversdale Museum, Summer 2009

Photo courtesy of Iain Burns

Links to War of 1812 Bicentennial Activities

Maryland 1812 Bicentennial

Virginia Bicentennial of the War of 1812

Battle of Bladensburg Bicentennial

Eastern Shore War of 1812 Consortium


Upper Bay War of 1812 Bicentennial

Baltimore City War of 1812 Commemoration

Alexandria War of 1812 Bicentennial


National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Washington, DC War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission

1812 Books, Films and Online Resources -- Compiled by the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Staff


War of 1812 Historical Resources


The Man Who Captured Washington - British General Robert Ross

Music of the War of 1812 in America

Living History Units

Fort McHenry Guard

12th United States Infantry Regiment

1812 1st Royal Scots Regiment - Centrex Company of the 1st Royal Regiment, The Royal Scots

Maryland Light Dragoons-Mounted Maryland Militia cavalry unit of 1812 period War of 1812 Sites

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Members of the Maryland Militia Light Dragoons participate in the War of 1812 Grand Tactical held at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in Calvert County, 2008
Photo Courtesy of Michael Bosworth

Did You Know?

A kayaker's view of the Potomac River

Because much of the campaign was water-based, there are numerous recreational opportunities to visit the Star-Spangled Banner Trail by water.