• The Garrison Flag flies over Fort McHenry.

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Reg. Hours Hours: May 24, 2014 - September 1, 2014

    Park: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Star Fort: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Visitor Center: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

Butterflies are a delight to see at Fort McHenry:

Monarch
Mourning Cloak
Question Mark
Red Admiral
Painted Lady
Buckeye
Viceroy
Tiger Swallowtail
Spring Azure
Black Swallowtail
Cabbage Butterfly
Fritillary
Sulphur
Skipper

Did You Know?

The Wonderful Human Flag

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.”