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Fort McHenry NM - Oh Say Can You See

On the morning of September 14, 1814, Frances Scott Key, having witnessed the bombardment of the Fort from a truce ship, saw the flag still waving and wrote the poem that became The Star Stangled Banner. It was 1931 before it became the official National Anthem

  

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_McHenry

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner

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Taken on July 25, 2012