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

    Star-Spangled Banner

    National Historic Trail DC, MD, VA

Schedule Of Events

The links below provide just a sampling of events occurring at venues throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC as the War of 1812 Bicentennial approaches.

To learn about events at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, click here.

For a schedule of events occurring on the National Mall and Memorial Parks in Washington, DC, click here.

View a calendar of War of 1812-related events throughout Maryland at www.starspangled200.org

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.