Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key
1780 - 1843
Class of 1796
The Star-Spangled Banner
In loving memory of her distinguished son whose eulogy is written in the heart of this nation and whose fame has spread throughout the world.
Erected 1914 by Alumni Association of St. John's College.
Location. 38° 58.889′ N, 76° 29.475′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of College Avenue (Maryland Route 450) and Prince George Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is attached to the front wall of McDowell Hall, about 250 feet north of College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. King William's School (here, next to this marker); Alexander Magruder (within shouting distance of this marker); This Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land For Civilization Liberty Country (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Tree (about 300 feet away); The Birthplace of Charles Carroll, Barrister (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,601 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 5. submitted on June 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.