Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key (HMBNJ)

Location: Fletcher, NC 28732 Henderson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 26.547', W 82° 30.222'

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In Memory of
Francis Scott Key

Born at "Terra Rubra", Near Frederick, MarylandAugust 1, 1779
Died in Baltimore, MarylandJanuary 11, 1843

He wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"while being detained by the British admiral under a flag of truce during the bombardment of Fort McHenry Baltimore, Maryland, by the British fleet on September 13 and the early morning of September 14, 1814.

"Tis the Star-Spangled Banner, o long may it waveover the land of the free & the home of the brave."
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 363522 N 3923149
Decimal Degrees35.44245000, -82.50370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 26.547', W 82° 30.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 26' 32.82" N, 82° 30' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)828, 704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5-21 Co Rd 1547, Fletcher NC 28732, US
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