• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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?

An aerial view of Fort McHenry.

Fort McHenry was built prior to the War of 1812. The fort is named for James McHenry, Secretary of War, 1796-1800.