• The Star-Spangled Banner flying over Tangier Island, VA.

    Star-Spangled Banner

    National Historic Trail DC, MD, VA


Francis Scot Key sees the Star-Spangled Banner

Click here to learn about what's already underway to develop the Star-Spangled Banner Trail.


Trail Logo

Download the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Pocket Guide, or email us to request a paper copy.

Did You Know?


The Chesapeake Campaign of 1814 is significant in and of itself and represents key turning points in American social and political history. The events of the invasion contributed to the preservation of a young nation and its Constitution