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Frederick/Montgomery Star-Spangled 200 Conference, 14 December 2011

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The Frederick/Montgomery Star-Spangled 200 Conference, presented by Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, will be held on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

The Conference program will include the following

  • Opening sessions at the Frederick Visitor Center featuring a special announcement and presentations by Ralph Eshelman, a prominent Maryland War of 1812 author and historian, and Alan Gephardt, a ranger at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine who will arrive as Francis Scott Key.
  • Tours of War of 1812-related sites in Frederick: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, where Key is buried, and the Hessian Barracks, where American troops were based during the war. Lunch will follow.
  • A trip to Brookeville for a stop at the Madison House, the residence where James Madison sought refuge on Aug. 26, 1814, after the British sacked Washington D.C.

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