O! say can you see,...
by the dawn's early light, a large red, white and blue banner? Whose broad stripes and bright stars . . . were so gallantly streaming! over the star-shaped Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore, September 13-14, 1814. The valiant defense of the fort inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."
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HOLD THE FORT!
A game of survival, strategy & nerve in the War of 1812! Try your skill and Hold the Fort!Read More
Cast Your Vote!
It is May 1812. America is on the brink of war. What do you think of the issues — and the decision to go to war?Read More
Fort McHenry is a great place for a group visit. Start your planning now for a successful trip.Read More
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.