America's National Anthem

Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to
"The Star Spangled Banner"
on the back of an envelope!
It was the only piece of paper handy
when he was struck with inspiration.

The Original Star Spangled Banner

This is the Background Sound Control
Now Playing: "The Star Spangled Banner"
If you don't hear the music and have a sound card:

Related Sites

US Flag SiteThe words and musical score to "The Star Spangled Banner".
The Words and musical score to
"The Star-Spangled Banner"

US Flag SiteStar-Spangled BannerStar-Spangled Banner
A good Star-Spangled Banner history page.

US Flag SiteBiography of Francis Scott KeyBiography of Francis Scott Key

US Flag SiteThe Fort McHenry Home PageThe Fort McHenry Home Page

US Flag SiteAn actual photo of the Star Spangled Banner.An actual photo of the Star Spangled Banner

US Flag SiteStar-Spangled Banner Flag HouseStar-Spangled Banner Flag House
This is the house of Mary Pickerskill. She made THE Star-Spangled Banner Flag.

US Flag SiteBugle CallsBugle Calls
This is a very complete site, it includes Bugle Calls for raising and lowering the flag!
US Flag SiteAmerican Flag Links

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