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Star-Spangled Banner

Star-Spangled Banner

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Object Name
Object Type
Date made
wrote lyrics to song about
Key, Francis Scott
Pickersgill, Mary
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
flown at
United States: Maryland, Baltimore, Fort McHenry
associated place
United States
Physical Description
red (stripes color)
white (stripes color)
blue (field color)
white (stars color)
bunting (overall material)
overall: 30 ft x 34 ft; 9.144 m x 10.3632 m
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Eben Appleton
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
War of 1812
Battle of Baltimore, 1814
Bombardment of Fort McHenry
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Star-Spangled Banner
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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