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

Francis Scott Key

 
 
Francis Scott Key Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
1. Francis Scott Key Marker
Inscription.  
Francis Scott Key
Author of
The Star Spangled Banner
Gave This Ground
For Church And
School Purposes
In 1823
Erected by
The P.O.S. of A. Of Maryland
June 10, 1916

 
Erected 1916 by Patriotic Order Sons of America of Maryland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 39° 37.972′ N, 77° 15.464′ W. Marker is in Keysville, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Keysville Bruceville Road when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2060 Keysville Bruceville Road, Keymar MD 21757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Francis Scott Key (approx. 0.7 miles away); “Terra Rubra” (approx. 1.8 miles away); Middleburg (approx. 3.2 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 3 miles away); Bridgeport
Francis Scott Key Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
2. Francis Scott Key Marker
(approx. 3.6 miles away); "Steps of the Sisters" (approx. 4.6 miles away); Everyone is Welcome (approx. 4.6 miles away); Taneytown Memorial Park (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Francis Scott Key - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 5, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Francis Scott Key Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
3. Francis Scott Key Marker
Keysville Union Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
4. Keysville Union Church
Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
5. Church Cornerstone
Keysville
Union Church 1868
Grace
Reformed Church
1919
Keysville School image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
6. Keysville School
School Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
7. School Plaque
Keysville School
Dist. No. 5
1869-1911
Keysville Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
8. Keysville Sign
Historic
Keysville
Birthplace
of
Francis Scott Key
Author
of the National Anthem
“Star Spangled Banner”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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