• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

Animals

Although Fort McHenry is a National Monument and Historic Shrine, the 42-acre park abounds in small animals and birds. Many visitors enjoy the pleasures of walking the Sea Wall Trail and observing the squirrels, rabbits and birds.

Did You Know?

An aerial view of the students forming the Living American Flag.

Each May, 3,500 to 4,500 school children create the "Living American Flag" at Fort McHenry. The program is sponsored by The American Flag Foundation, Inc. More...