• The Garrison Flag flies over Fort McHenry.

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Reg. Hours Hours: September 3, 2013 - May 24, 2014

    Park: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Star Fort: 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Visitor Center: 9 a.m. - 4:45 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?

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...