The National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office makes every attempt to inform the public about events, projects, news, and accomplishments along the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail and at partner sites along the trail.
News releases distributed to the media as well as general announcements can be found in the News Releases section and in the archives. For press inquiries, please contact the trail's communications office at 410-260-2492 or by email.
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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.