In 2016, we partnered with Digital Maryland to start the process of making portions of our museum collection available online.
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Collection Overview: The Colonial Letters Collection consists of five letters written between 1778 and 1800 that provide a tapestry displaying interconnections between historical figures during the American Revolution and their relation to the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner.
Collection Overview: The Star-Spangled Banner Flag Replica Collection provides a history of the work that went into creating this replica of the flag that was flown over Fort McHenry after its bombardment on September 14, 1814 during the Battle of Baltimore. The flag replica, started in 1963 and completed in 1964 under the auspices of the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, was destined for display at the Maryland pavilion of the New York World’s Fair of 1964-1965. The collection contains both letters leading to the production of the hand-sewn flag replica as well as an American Legion participant’s scrapbook of the work done on the flag replica, including lists of names of participants, photographs, newspaper clippings, and its displays away from the Fair.