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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Francis Scott Key

Rotary International

 
 
Francis Scott Key Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
1. Francis Scott Key Marker
Inscription.  
The Thirty Fourth District
·Rotary International·
At Its First Conference
March 1923
Pays This Tribute to
Francis Scott Key
· Author of·
Our National Anthem
⟵·⟶
“And the Star Spangled Banner,
Oh, Long May it Wave,
O'er the Land of the Free
And the Home of the Brave”
⟵∨⟶

 
Erected 1923 by Rotary International.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 39° 24.377′ N, 77° 24.779′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Market Street. In Mount Olivet Cemetery south of the Francis Scott Key monument and Gravesite. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Francis Scott Key (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named
Francis Scott Key Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
2. Francis Scott Key Marker
Francis Scott Key (a few steps from this marker); Roger Brooke Taney (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland's “Cemetery Beautiful” (within shouting distance of this marker); O Say Can You See? (within shouting distance of this marker); “Frederick's Other City” (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Four Markers image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
3. Four Markers
This marker is second from the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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