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200 years ago, Washington burned

This week, Brookeville, Md., celebrates its role as the U.S. capital for a day after Capital was set ablaze by the British.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:20am EDT

Tags: War of 1812, Brookeville, U.S. history, dick uliano

Ribbon cut on Star Spangled historical trail

Maryland and National Park Service officials cut the ribbon on a new historic trail celebrating the American victory over the Brits and the drafting of the national anthem after the bombardment of Fort McHenry.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 05:49pm EDT

Tags: Bladensburg, Md., star spangled banner, national anthem, War of 1812, flag, mike murillo, trails

Archaeologists to excavate ship that dates to War of 1812

Archaeologists are working hard to unlock the clues of the vessel believed to be the USS Scorpion, the flagship of the Chesapeake Bay Flotilla during the War of 1812. It's buried in Upper Marlboro.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 01:32pm EDT

Tags: War of 1812, Hank Silverberg, Patuxent River, Upper Marlboro, USS Scorpion

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