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20 June 2007 Peg Price

Francis Scott Key

Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD

Author of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Born in Frederick County, MD in 1779 and died in Baltimore in 1843. He was originally buried in Baltimore but was removed to Frederick in 1866 and interred in a family lot.
In 1898 the remains of Francis Scott Key and Mary Tayloe Lloyd Key, his wife, were placed within the crypt in the base of the monument erected by the Key Monument Association of Frederick, MD.

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