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On This Location Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 30, 2008
1. On This Location Marker
Inscription.  On this location, from the stage of the Holliday Street Theatre, The Star Spangled Banner, written by Francis Scott Key, was rendered for the first time publicly November 12, 1814.
 
Erected 1941 by Patrotic Organizations of Maryland, June 14.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentWar of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is November 12, 1826.
 
Location. 39° 17.444′ N, 76° 36.601′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Downtown. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Holliday Street and Fayette Street. Marker is in War Memorial Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tribute to Our Unsung Heroes (a few steps from this marker); The Negro Heroes of the United States (a few steps from this marker); Loyola College and High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry Sythe Cummings (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Discover Holliday Street: A Stage for Culture, Politics, and Worship (within shouting distance of this marker); Zion Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); James Cardinal Gibbons (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boundary Lines of Baltimore Town (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. George J. Heisely selected the tune for the National Anthem
 
On This Location From The State of the Holliday Street Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, September 23, 2007
2. On This Location From The State of the Holliday Street Theatre Marker
Marker has a 15 Star Flag flying above it. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, September 23, 2007
3. Marker has a 15 Star Flag flying above it.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,089 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 30, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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