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Francis Scott Key

Christie's Auction House Previews 1st Edition Star Spangled Banner Sheet Music

On War Of 1812 Anniversary, Historical Society To Display Rare Treasures

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, at 13th and Locust in Center City, hosts a special display on a special day Monday.

06/17/2012

(Fort McHenry, where Francis Scott Key saw the rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Events Mark 200th Anniversary of War of 1812

In case you missed it, this year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, during which our National Anthem was written.

05/31/2012