February 12, 1776

Mary Pickersgill, the maker of the Star Spangled Banner Flag hoisted over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812, is born.

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Mackall, R McGill, 1889-1987
Mary Pickersgill Making the Flag. Oil on canvas by R. McGill Mackall.
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