Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

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Star-Spangled Banner
National Historic Trail
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Star-Spangled BannerNational Historic Trail
Map showing the location of Star-Spangled BannerNational Historic Trail
Location Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia, United States
Coordinates 39°15′47″N 76°34′48″W / 39.26306°N 76.58000°W / 39.26306; -76.58000Coordinates: 39°15′47″N 76°34′48″W / 39.26306°N 76.58000°W / 39.26306; -76.58000
Established May 8, 2008
Governing body National Park Service

The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail is a National Historic Trail that commemorates the Chesapeake Campaign of the War of 1812. The 290-mile (467 km) trail was named after "The Star-Spangled Banner," the national anthem of the United States. Consisting of water and overland routes, the trail extends from Tangier Island, Virginia, through southern Maryland, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay, and Baltimore, Maryland.

It was authorized by the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008.

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