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Pass Christian in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Star Spangled Banner

 
 
The Star Spangled Banner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
1. The Star Spangled Banner Marker
Inscription.
The National Anthem
was written by
Francis Scott Key
during the bombardment of
Fort McHenry
Baltimore, Maryland
on
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
The Star Spangled Banner Marker Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
2. The Star Spangled Banner Marker Monument
700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saucier-Bidwell-Pratt House (approx. 0.2 miles 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, MusicPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812
 
Bombardment of Fort McHenry image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain Art
3. Bombardment of Fort McHenry
"A VIEW of the BOMBARDMENT of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet taken from the Observatory under the Command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sept 1814 which lasted 24 hours & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the Night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss."
Original Manuscript copy of Star Spangled Banner Poem image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Original Manuscript copy of Star Spangled Banner Poem
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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