O! Say Can You See? . . . The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake
For three years the young United States was embroiled in the War of 1812 and the Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of it, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. Through sites and landscapes in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and throughout Maryland, the Trail tells the stories of the events, people, and places that led to the birth of our National Anthem.Read More
Your Guide to the Trail
Your handy Pocket Guide to the trail is hot off the presses! Download your copy here and look for it wherever you see a trail sign.Read More
Chesapeake Explorer - This App's For You!
The Chesapeake Explorer mobile app helps you get to over 400 Chesapeake places including the Trail, heritage sites, and state and national parks. FREERead More
Read All About It
History and Travel Guide now available -- In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Go to www.starspangledtrail.net.Read More
The SSB Geotrail offers fun and adventure at nearly 40 geocache sites highlighting Chesapeake landscapes and stories associated with the War of 1812.Read More
Did You Know?
The British burned the White House in 1814. Only a shell survived, and reconstruction was not completed until 1818.