• 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

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Did You Know?

The white house burned Washington, D.C. in 1814.

The British burned the White House in 1814. Only a shell survived, and reconstruction was not completed until 1818.