Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine Photo
The Fort's successful defense during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814 inspired the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Film, interpretive programs, living history, special events.
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2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Concessions
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by paulsH525UC

September 15, 2023


Relive history.

If you are a history buff or enjoy the outdoors, the Fort McHenry is a must see. Situated in the Chesapeake Bay area, the Battle of Baltimore inspired Francis Scott Key of write the words to our...

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Rated 5 by DannyWasserman

September 10, 2023


Star Spangled Banner Site

Wonderful Site for the Historic site of the1812 war between the Brits and the Americans. This is where the Star-Spangled Banner was written.

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Rated 5 by Journey06180802173

August 30, 2023


Morning Flag Raising a Must See

The staff talk before and after the 10am flag raising was very informative. Visitors are invited and relied upon to help unfurl the flag being raised. As we walked around the barracks, another...

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