Francis Scott Key

Frederick's native son and author of our National Anthem The Star Spangled Banner


Francis Scott Key

The final resting place of Francis Scott Key, the man who penned "The Star-Spangled Banner," is located within walking distance of historic Downtown Frederick in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Just within the front gates, stands an impressive monument dedicated on August 9th, 1898 to pay lasting tribute to the Frederick native who authored our national anthem.


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