GALLERY: This Land Is Your Land: 19 images that make you appreciate America
A piece of Plymouth Rock. Louis Armstrong’s trumpet. Here are some of the 101 objects chosen by Smithsonian magazine to symbolize a nation, selected from the museum’s collection of 137 million artifacts.
The Star-Spangled BannerThe flag that inspired the national anthem, giving proof to the night in 1814 when the British shelled Fort McHenry in Baltimore, where it flew.National Museum of American History