Pass Christian in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Star Spangled Banner
was written by
Francis Scott Key
during the bombardment of
September 13-14, 1814
Erected 1976 by the Bicentennial Committee of Pass Christian, Mississippi.
Location. 30° 19.03′ N, 89° 14.38′ W. Marker is in Pass Christian, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Scenic Boulevard and Fleitas Avenue. Touch for map. Located within War Memorial Park along sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Fleitas Avenue, Pass Christian MS 39571, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Independence Hall (a few steps from this marker); Declaration of Independence (a few steps from this marker); The Liberty Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flag of the United States of America (within shouting distance of this marker); Constitution of the United States of America (within shouting distance of this marker); Blues & Jazz in the Pass (about Saucier-Bidwell-Pratt House (approx. ¼ mile away); Scenic Drive Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pass Christian.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article - The Star Spangled Banner. (Submitted on February 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 •
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