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

“O! say can you see...”

Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

 
 
"O! say can you see..." Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 30, 2015
1. "O! say can you see..." Marker
Inscription. The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail traces the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Along the trail you'll encounter tangible evidence of the war and stories that bring the people and events to life. Discover the far-reaching impacts of the war on this country and the world.

Experience the Trail
• Drive through rural landscapes and historic communities
• Paddle or cruise waterways where British and American troops once traveled
• Witness battles at reenactment events
• View the original Star-Spangled Banner flag and visit the house where it was made
• Hike or bike trails with stops at historic sites and scenic overlooks.

Plan your Adventure-Download the free Chesapeake Explorer App or visit www.starspangled trail.net or www.nps.gov/stsp
 
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.814′ N, 76° 13.902′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Interstate 95. Touch for map. The marker is located at the I-95 rest stop. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.

Close up of the map on the "O! say can you see..." Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 30, 2015
2. Close up of the map on the "O! say can you see..." Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Explore the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); Colony Of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); State Of Maryland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sophia’s Dairy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spesutia Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Post Road (approx. 2.2 miles away); “The Bush Declaration” (approx. 2.5 miles away); This Tablet (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
"O! say can you see..." Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 30, 2015
3. "O! say can you see..." Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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