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History and Origins of The Star Spangled Banner

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August 24, 2019


St. Paul's Church N.H.S.

Mt. Vernon

All Ages


Event description:

Author and musician Marc Ferris explores the fascinating history and origins of The Star Spangled Banner in 1814. The program features a talk about the development of our national anthem, punctuated by live musical renditions of the song’s original version along with other tunes considered for anthem status in this broad sweep of American musical history. Mr. Ferris is the author of, “Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America's National Anthem,” published in 2014. 

Address: 897 S. Columbus Ave.
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
Phone: 914-667-4116
Website: nps.gov/sapa