04 July 2013

Long May It Wave, Hamilton, Montana

" 'Tis the star-spangled banner! Oh long may it wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!"

- From verse 2 of "The Star-Spangled Banner", by Francis Scott Key, 1814

The USA Flag Site includes four verses to this song for which I've only ever heard one.
Read the full lyrics here and be inspired to thanks.


  1. That is the most beautiful photo of our flag I've ever seen. The entire poem is moving and stirs the heart. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Glad you enjoyed the whole package. The purple mountain majesty Bitterroot background factored in on that, I'm sure. :-)


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