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This week marks the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner…both the national anthem and the flag that appeared so proudly over Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. Here’s an article Linda Barrett published about it that appeared in the July/August issue of Viva Tysons Magazine (including her photographs).
As you can see, the flag was quite huge. Read the article to find out just how large the original flag was, and how the anthem came to be written.
There are also some fun facts about our American Flag that you probably didn’t know.
Read: Long May She Wave
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