Fort McHenry

by Maynard, Charles W. 1955-

Format: Print Book 2002
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Children Non Fiction J 975.2 May
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Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport - White Oak Children Non Fiction J 975.26 M454
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Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 975.2 M45
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile j 975.26 MAY
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Summary
The star-shaped Fort McHenry was made famous in 1814 during the Battle of Baltimore by Francis Scott Keys poem The Defense of Fort McHenry. In 1931, Keys renowned poem became the U.S. national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner. Students learn about the forts commander, Major George Armistead, about Fort McHenrys flag, and about the forts designation as a national monument and historic shrinethe only place in the country today with such a title.
Additional Information
Series Maynard, Charles W. (Charles William), 1955- Famous forts throughout American history.
Subjects Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.) -- Juvenile literature.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (Baltimore, Md.) -- Juvenile literature.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Baltimore (Md.) -- History, Military -- Juvenile literature.
Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.)
United States -- History -- War of 1812.
Publisher New York :Rosen Pub.,2002
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
ISBN 0823958388 (lib. bdg.)
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