Topic: Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
This July 4, the Maryland Historical Society is kicking off an effort to sew a reproduction of the star-spangled banner using materials as close as possible to those used by the original seamstress.
Author Don Hickey discusses the reasons for the conflict and how it's remembered by our northern neighbors.
Betty Oderwald has led an effort to restore the Powder House, one of Connecticut's few buildings connected to the War of 1812, now celebrating its bicentennial.
Sarah Palin stopped Tuesday at the Civil War battle site in Gettysburg, Pa. Her 'One Nation' bus tour is a type of almost-campaigning that could play to her political advantage. Here's how.
05/31/2011 01:03 pm
There are plenty of patriotic monuments to visit this July 4 weekend. One of the weirder ones is a red, white and blue buoy floating in a Baltimore river, marking the spot where Francis Scott Key composed the Star Spangled Banner in 1814.
07/02/2010 05:36 pm
Over the years, the Pentagon has played an increasing role in disaster assistance, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is no exception. Is it too much when the US military is fighting two wars?
04/30/2010 08:30 pm
The USS Fort McHenry is traveling the coast – training soldiers and providing relief.
04/11/2008 01:00 am