America the Beautiful
By: Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929)
volunteers bring you 12 recordings of America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates.
This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 3, 2022.
In honor of The United States' 246th birthday on July 4th. Bates wrote the words as a poem originally entitled "Pikes Peak". It was first published in the Fourth of July 1895 edition of the church periodical, The Congregationalist. It was at that time that the poem was first entitled "America". - Summary by TriciaG & Wikipedia