Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of our National Anthem

It’s the 200th Anniversary of our National Anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner."

The Maryland Historical Society is Celebrating with Special Sponsorship Opportunities

For the first time in history, the original Star-Spangled Banner manuscript will travel to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to be displayed with the original Star-Spangled Banner flag. In the months of June and July, over 600,000 visitors will get to experience these two iconic treasures together

Continuing the celebration, the Maryland Historical Society’s hand-crafted replica of the Star-Spangled Banner, stitched by over 200 individuals, will travel to 12 sites across the state of Maryland with your company’s name as a proud participant.

This symbol of our nation’s independence will return to Baltimore in September to fly at Fort McHenry in celebration of Defenders Day in front of 40,000 visitors. Your company’s name will again be prominently displayed as our partner.  

We invite you to participate in this landmark year.  Become our partner as we share these important symbols with the Smithsonian Institution and all of Maryland.  The National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner”, is sung numerous times everyday in schools and ballparks across the nation; partner with us as we celebrate the birth of this icon of American history. This is a once-in-a-century opportunity!