Where inspiration was sewn The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House is a National Historic Landmark and historic house museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The Museum preserves the historic 1793 structure and interprets the life of Mary Young Pickersgill, a nineteenth-century female entrepreneur and craftswoman of the flag that inspired the National Anthem. Need an activity or lesson? Click HERE for our educational resources page. Please read an overview of the Museum’s Phased Reopening Plan so you know what to expect before you visit.