Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine

2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 Get Directions
Phone: 410-962-4290
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
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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September 17, 2018
This fort was the main reason we came to Baltimore and it was wonderful. Although it was a hot day we still had a grand time. The film is so moving and at the end they pull up the screen and there is...
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September 16, 2018
If you are near Baltimore, Maryland, don't forget to plan a stop to Fort McHenry where the Battle of Baltimore was fought and won and Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner while being held...
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September 11, 2018
Honestly, our group decided to go because it was a rainy day, and we couldn't enjoy outdoor activities like we had planned. All I have to say is that I'm glad it rained! The history there, all the...