BNHA Star-Spangled Banner Flag House


Authentic Baltimore

Baltimore City Landmark

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Interpretive Framework

Upholding Independence: Baltimore and the War of 1812

Star Attractions

Charles Street Byway

Resource Type


844 E Pratt St

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

The doors are open to the home of seamstress Mary Pickersgill, who in 1813 sewed the flags that flew over Fort McHenry and inspired Francis Scott Key to write what would become our National Anthem. The museum next door to the 1793 house contains 1812 exhibits and activity stations for kids.