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?
On September 12, 1914, the 100th anniversary of the British attack against Fort McHenry, 6500 local school children cloaked in red, white and blue, formed a giant replica of the Flag, which was appropriately named, “The Wonderful Human Flag.”