NWRL Explores the Star Spangled Banner

NWRL LogoLittle Known History of the Star Spangled Banner: Written Amid the Now Forgotten War of 1812

Northland College Professor Jack Haymond will discuss the Star Spangled Banner and its importance during the War of 1812 against Great Britain and Canada.

Professor Jack Haymond will visit each Northwest Regional Library (NWRL) branch location in January to talk about the Star Spangled Banner that was written during the War of 1812. Dr. Haymond will discuss the war and its importance to the Americans and Canadians. He will also discuss the importance of the Star Spangled Banner and how it became our National Anthem.