National historic trails are partnership endeavors, spanning vast distances and involving many different jurisdictions. The Star-Spangled Banner Trail already involves numerous partners with whom the NPS is working to develop and sustain the Trail.
The Advisory Council for the Star-Spangled Banner Trail consists of representatives of federal and state agencies and Chesapeake Bay related organizations. The council assists the National Park Service in development and implementation, identifying significant trail resources, and other matters.
Did You Know?
The Battle of Bladensburg in August 1814 was the only battle in American history where the President, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of State were all present. The Americans lost.