Fort McHenry flag
This is the flag that flew over Fort McHenry in 1814, photographed in 1873 in the Boston Navy Yard by George Henry Preble. The Star-Spangled Banner Flag or the Great Garrison Flag was the garrison flag that flew over Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor during the naval portion of the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. Today the flag is displayed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Star-Spangled Banner, NMAH. c. 1964. Photograph. Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Archives. https://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_sic_7506.
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