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Francis Scott Key at Ft. McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968

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Summary:Francis Scott Key at Ft. McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968. Front caption reads: "Ft. McHenry National Monument, 'Birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner.'" Back caption reads: "Francis Scott Key, a young lawyer-poet, witnessed the September 13-14, 1814 British attack on the fort. He wrote 'The Star-Spangled Banner' to express his feelings. A mural, the work of George Gray, captures this moment." Postcard number: DT-37429-C.
Provider:Dexter Press
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:West Nyack
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:Murals
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (Baltimore, Md.)
United States -- History -- War of 1812
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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