Interesting stuff about The Star Spangled Banner.
I have a Patton moment at the Flag house.
On shabbos we davened at a lovely minyan in a building that is part of the Baltimore Jewish Museum. The shul is within easy walking distance from the Inner Harbor and I highly recommend it. Bnai Israel If you go, make sure to get introduced the the charming woman who spearheaded the effort to get the building restored to the excellent condition it is in now.
I took these pictures when we went on the Heritage Walk on Friday.