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October 29, 2013
Trail Advisory Council Appointed
The National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office announces the appointment of 23 members to the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council.

 

Did You Know?

Painting of Fort McHenry

Although it gave the United States a national anthem, there is no evidence that any of Fort McHenry's defenders were killed by a Congreve rocket during the battle even though around 700 were fired.