Behind this Wall

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Today’s Photo:  Behind this Wall

History is my favorite subject.  If I thought I could have made a living at being an archeologist, I would have.  I enjoy the study of how the world is continually changing and hoping from one conflict to another as though conflict, or conflict resolution is what makes the world turn.  During the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key was caught up in the fighting between America and Britain.  While sitting on a British ship, Key watched as the English bombarded Fort McHenry.  A sight that would leave quite an impression on future generations.  It was not for a hundred years that these words became the theme song for a nation.  Now behind this golden wall lies the flag that has inspired an nation through the words of Key.

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One Response to Behind this Wall

  1. Tim Stanley says:

    I was here almost two years ago. I almost forgot about the large artwork outside. Too bad they won’t let you shoot the flag anymore.

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