Francis Scott Key Pens the Star Spangled on September 13, 1814
|November 5, 2010||Posted by admin under History|
I’m a bit of a history buff. I love looking back at times gone by, and the people who were so important in our Country’s history. Francis Scott Key is one of those people who have left an indelible mark on the history of the United States.
During the war of 1812 Mr. Key witnessed the battle that took place at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. This battle inspired him to write a poem which was called, “The Defence of Fort McHenry” (I’m guessing that this is how the word defense was spelled in Mr. Keys time). In his poem he describes what he saw on this day in 1814.
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