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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On this spot

The Star Spangled Banner

 
 
On this spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
1. On this spot Marker
Inscription. On this spot, where the inspiring strains of the Star Spangled Banner are heard each morning, formerly stood the home of Judge Joseph Hopper Nicholson, Brother-in-law of Francis Scott Key, to whom Key gave the original manuscript and who set the words to a popular tune of the time. Here the manuscript remained until the Nicholson house was torn down in 1845.
 
Location. 38° 58.923′ N, 76° 29.112′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Blake Road. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy, across Blake Road from the Academy Chapel just south of the Zimmerman Bandstand. A picture ID is required to enter the Academy grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Nicholson Home Site and Bandstand (here, next to this marker); Zimmerman Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); One Hundredth Anniversary of the U.S. Naval Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Commander William Lewis Herndon (within shouting distance of this marker); El Neptuno
On this spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
2. On this spot Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fashioned Anchors (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Damian (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWar of 1812
 
On this spot Marker & the Zimmerman Bandstand image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
3. On this spot Marker & the Zimmerman Bandstand
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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