A New Visitor Center - Track the Progress
Briefing Statement - Fort McHenry’s 5,700 square-foot visitor center was built in 1964 to accommodate 250,000 visitors annually.
A Star-Spangled Groundbreaking - On April 27th, key elected officials, NPS leaders, architects and construction contractors, poised, shovel ready, to break ground for a new visitor center.
Photo Gallery - View the construction progress of the new Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
Fort McHenry was built prior to the War of 1812. The fort is named for James McHenry, Secretary of War, 1796-1800.