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    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

For Kids

Kids can have a great time at Fort McHenry. One very popular activity is earning the Junior Ranger badge and certificate.

Plan to spend two hours with this activity.

Did You Know?

An aerial view of Fort McHenry.

Fort McHenry was built prior to the War of 1812. The fort is named for James McHenry, Secretary of War, 1796-1800.