Come on a journey to remember and commemorate the dramatic chain of events, people and places that led to the birth of our National Anthem. The story of the Anthem was shaped by events in the Chesapeake region during the War of 1812. From early 1813 until early 1815, the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding shores were the center of fierce struggles between the British and the Americans. From the burning of the White House to the Battle for Baltimore and ‘the rockets red glare,’ it’s all here for the geocaching community to enjoy in the Chesapeake region, an area encompassed by the Chesapeake Bay, coastal Virginia and the District of Columbia.
The Star-Spangled Banner (SSB) geotrail will have over 30 caches within Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A trackable geocoin will be awarded to the first 400 geocachers, while supplies last, for locating at least 20 SSB caches. Click into the forums to read all the details.