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Friday-Sunday: 'Star-Spangled Banner' Weekend

Baltimore commemorates its key role in the War of 1812 with this three-day Defender's Day celebration at Fort McHenry. The actual Defender's Day, the 198th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore, is Wednesday, Sept. 12. • Event information: 'Star-Spangled Banner' weekend at Fort McHenryChiaki Kawajiri, The Baltimore Sun