The Maryland Historical Society is mounting the largest display of War of 1812 related artifacts, including the Francis Scott Key's anthem manuscript, to coincide with the launch of the city's War of 1812 bicentennial celebration. Pictured is a painting of Rosalie Stier Calvert with Child, ca. 1812, who witnessed the Battle of Bladensburg from Plantation "Riversdale" near Washington D.C.
Kenneth K. Lam
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