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 Star-Spangled Banner flies high over Fort McHenry 24 hours a day by special order of the White House. It continues to evoke a special, patriotic feeling. When a star is added or if there is a new design for the flag, Fort McHenry is the first location to fly the new flag.