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?
Francis Scott Key's patriotic song describing the bombardment of Fort McHenry was first published as a broadside in 1814. The broadside included important details on how the song came to be written and shows that it was originally titled "Defense of Fort M'Henry."