Lesser Known Maryland People and Places from the War of 1812

Most know the legacy of popular Maryland landmarks from the War of 1812, as the state hosted the “Chesapeake Campaign” in 1813 and 1814, one of the most important fronts of the war. But, aside from giving us our national anthem and the iconic Fort McHenry flag, the War of 1812 often falls into obscurity, called “The Forgotten War” by historians.

Maryland Kicks Off Star-Spangled Sailabration

It’s gearing up to be a star-spangled “Sailabration for” Baltimore. Maryland Governor O’Malley and naval officers teamed up to launch the Inner Harbor’s plan for the 1812 Bicentennial.