Forgotten Verses of the Star-Spangled Banner

The national anthem hasn’t always…exactly been the national anthem. On August 24th 1814, British forces attacked Washington and burned down many government buildings, including the Navy Yard and the White House, then known as the Presidential Mansion. It was the only time in American history that the capital had been under the command of aContinue reading “Forgotten Verses of the Star-Spangled Banner”