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Special Olympics run to close northbound bore of Fort McHenry Tunnel

Special Olympics run to close northbound bore of Fort McHenry Tunnel
One of the two bores carrying northbound Interstate 95 traffic through the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore will be closed for several hours on Sunday morning for Special Olympics Maryland's sixth annual 5-kilometer ...

BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'

BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'
... of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry. The BSO celebrated that anniversary on Sept. 13 during the nationally televised Star-Spangled Spectacular concert ...

Tunnel Run takes participants under the Patapsco River

Tunnel Run takes participants under the Patapsco River
... achievements. The occassion was Sunday's sixth annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K run/walk to benefit Special Olympics Maryland. It was hot inside Fort McHenry tunnel No. 4, even though the ventilation system was ...

Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital

Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital
... their way into the hospital. Rawlings-Blake's health scare came during the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Fort McHenry on Sept. 13. She was taken to the hospital — her second brief stay during her time as mayor — for ...

O's fans know anthem is not a prayer [Letter]

O's fans know anthem is not a prayer [Letter]
... Natty Boh. As the evening grew late and the voices grew loud, they sang the song that was then called, "Defence of Fort McHenry" any which way they pleased. If you had told them then that they were singing it disrespectfully, you could probably ...

Flag rises by dawn's early light, closing out Fort McHenry festivities

Flag rises by dawn's early light, closing out Fort McHenry festivities
With a cool breeze blowing on Fort McHenry, about 30 Army honor guard soldiers ... compound. As Old Glory flapped, the Fort McHenry Guard Fife and Drum Corps played ... Closing out the major festivities at Fort McHenry, the Dawn's Early Light event ...

Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration

Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration
The gunners at Fort McHenry readied the 3-ton cannon known as ... racking." Though the cannons at Fort McHenry were firing peat moss instead of real ... said. Saturday's re-enactment at Fort McHenry, complete with soldiers, sailors ...

Obama discusses crises with donors, tours Fort McHenry

Obama discusses crises with donors, tours Fort McHenry
... fighters. Obama briefly visited Fort McHenry, a focal point of the city's ... s congressional delegation at Fort McHenry. The president peered through a ... the chief of interpretation at the fort, told the president. Obama returned ...

Fragments of Ft. McHenry flag to be auctioned off this week

Fragments of Ft. McHenry flag to be auctioned off this week
... by-42-foot star-spangled banner that flew over Fort McHenry after the Battle of Baltimore are up for sale this week ... Live auction bidding will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday. Fort McHenry's commander, Maj. George Armistead, famously commissioned ...

Now that Baltimore has celebrated the National Anthem, perhaps we can stop desecrating it at Orioles games [Letter]

Now that Baltimore has celebrated the National Anthem, perhaps we can stop desecrating it at Orioles games [Letter]
... The lyrics come from "Defense of Fort McHenry," a poem written in 1814 by the ... after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by British ships of the Royal Navy ... Chesapeake Bay during the Battle of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. Baltimore ...