• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

For Teachers


A successful field trip begins with good planning. Everything a group leader needs to know may be found on these pages.

Lesson Plans and a Teacher's Guide are included. Both pre-visit and post-visit lessons and activities will enhance the overall educational experience.

Did You Know?

Fort McHenry Guard fires a cannon.

The Fort McHenry Guard fires a cannon for park visitors. This group of volunteers garrisons the fort on summer weekends. More...