Francis Scott Key Memorial Bridge

Francis Scott Key Memorial Bridge (HMQP)

Location: Dundalk, MD 21222 Baltimore County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 13.769', W 76° 30.715'

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To the northwest, across the Patapsco, is Fort McHenry, which British Naval Forces bombarded September 13-14, 1814. Detained on a cartel boat, Francis Scott Key waw through a spyglass that the star-spangled banner yet waved in the dawn's early light on September 14 and he was inspired to write the National Anthem.

Some historians place Key's position about 200 yards west of here. Others say the boat anchored about 3 miles to the southeast.
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HM NumberHMQP
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Placed ByPatapsco Neck Bicentennial Committee & Maryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:06am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 369501 N 4343332
Decimal Degrees39.22948333, -76.51191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 13.769', W 76° 30.715'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 13' 46.14" N, 76° 30' 42.90" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9509-9525 I-695, Dundalk MD 21222, US
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