Uniforms and Clothing
Costume of the ladies of England 1810-1823 from the NYPL Digital Library
Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection > Costume -- 1810s -- French from the NYPL Digital Library
Social History and Culture
http://www.fortmchenrylibrary.org- The official library website for Fort McHenry. If you have questions about the history of Fort McHenry or the soldiers who served here send an email to
Coming this September 2008 will be a revised & updated databases on Confederate and Political Prisoners at Fort McHenry Military Prison, 1861-1865 War of 1812 Maryland Soldiers in the Defense of Baltimore, September 1814
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/miemhtml/svyhome.html- 19th Century Sunday schoolbooks from the Library of Congress/MSU Digital Services Center
http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/symbols.htm#songs- Lyrics to the National Anthem. Brief Biography of Francis Scott Key
http://www.gutenberg.net/etext04/dcvgr10.txt- Thanks to Wm. Erle. This MUST be required reading if we are to approach first person at the Fort.
http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodcolonial.html#tavernfare- Food Timeline: Colonial and Early American cuisine with links to early 19th century cookbooks.
War of 1812 (Baltimore and Chesapeake Area) Historic Sites and Organizations
Official Site of the Baltimore Flag HouseHome of Mary Pickersgill
Creator of the Star Spangled Banner
http://www.nps.gov- National Park Service Web Site
http://www.nps.gov/fomc/index.htm- Fort McHenry National Park Service Web Site
The Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland- Chartered by the General Society of the War of 1812. A Baltimore and Maryland institution for nearly 200 years.
1812 Living History Organizations
http://www.chesapeake1812.org- War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Region, A Living History Clearinghouse.
http://usforces1812.tripod.com- United States Forces War of 1812, Regulars, Militia, Volunteers and Allies.
http://1812crownforces.tripod.com- 1812 Crown Forces North America, British, Canadian, Militias, Allies.
General History of Fort McHenry
http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/fortsearch.cfm- NPS Search Fort McHenry Prison Records
http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdcbalti/McHenry.html- 1850 Fort McHenry Census