• 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?

Fireworks blasting over Fort McHenry.

Fireworks are featured each year during the Flag Day and Defenders' Day celebrations at Fort McHenry. Evening programs present music, military displays and conclude with the fireworks.