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Star-Spangled Banner Flies Above M&T Bank Stadium During Ravens Playoff Game

Star-Spangled Banner Flies Above M&T Bank Stadium During Ravens Playoff Game

The following information was sent to us by the Maryland Stadium Authority's, Jan Hardesty:

 

In preparation for the Ravens playoff game on Sunday, M&T Bank Stadium is flying for the first time the commemorative 15-star, 15-stripe American flag – a replica of the Star-Spangled Banner that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the National Anthem following the all-night British bombardment of Fort McHenry in 1814.

 

DPR Holiday Schedule

 

From the D.C. Government:

In observance of the holidays, all DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities are closed Saturday, December 24th through Monday, December 26th. DPR will again close for New Years beginning Saturday, December 31th through Monday, January 2nd.

Wilson Aquatic Center, 4551 Fort Drive, NW in Ward 1 and the William Rumsey Aquatic Center, 635 North Carolina Avenue, SE in Ward 6 will be open on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2, 2012 from 9:00am – 5:00pm.