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Key Items Tell Maryland Emancipation Story

Key Items Tell Maryland Emancipation Story

Documents from Frederick Douglass, Slaveowners
Describe Divisive Nature of Slavery

Hagerstown's Historic Maryland Theatre To Display Star-Spangled Banner Replica

Hagerstown's Historic Maryland Theatre To Display Star-Spangled Banner Replica

Part of the 200th Anniversary Celebration of our National Anthem

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  • Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript To Visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon

    Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript To Visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon!

    Part of Bicentennial Anniversary of the National Anthem

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    White House President's Park To Display Star-Spangled Banner Replica

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    Contact: Laura Rodini lrodini@mdhs.org 410-685-3750 Ext. 322 

    An Interactive View of 1812-era Baltimore:

    BEARINGS of Baltimore, Circa 1815

    Created by UMBC's Imaging Research Center, this touch-screen installation will be displayed in the Maryland Historical Society's 1812 exhibit

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  • Francis Scott Key Manuscript and Star-Spangled Banner Unite!

    Francis Scott Key Manuscript and Star-Spangled Banner Unite!

    Part of Smithsonian's "Raise It Up! Anthem for America"

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    Francis Scott Key's Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript to Temporarily Leave Maryland Historical Society

    BALTIMORE, May 21, 2014 -- In early June, the original handwritten manuscript of the "Star-Spangled Banner" lyrics, written by Francis Scott Key, will temporarily leave the Maryland Historical Society to visit sites in the Mid-Atlantic

    Star-Spangled Banner Replica Part of Baltimore Orioles' Opening Day

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

    Contact: Laura Rodini lrodini@mdhs.org 410-685-3750 Ext. 322 

    Smithsonian Celebrates the Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

    Contact: Laura Rodini lrodini@mdhs.org 410-685-3750 Ext. 322