Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

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What is the Trail Stewards Program?

Trail Stewards is a free education program of the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail.

It provides an immersive and creative experience that connects school children with the national significance of their community while highlighting the untold stories of local people during the War of 1812.

The program involves professional development for teachers, on-water experience for students, and legacy projects for local communities.

The impactful experience can make a lasting impression on its participants and increase engagement in protecting regional cultural and natural resources.

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Learn more about how students can get involved with the trail stewards program.

Star-Spangled Banner Trail

Learn more about the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake and the writing of the national anthem.

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If you would like to learn more about becoming a trail steward, contact us through this form.

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