• 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.

Mammals

Mammals sighted at Fort McHenry include:

Little Brown Bat
Red Bat
River Otter
Raccoon
Red Fox
Beaver
Gray Squirrel
Opossum
House Mouse
Deer Mouse
Rice Rat
Meadow Vole
Muskrat
Brown Rat
Eastern Cottontail
White-tailed Deer

Did You Know?

Pvt. William Williams, U.S. Artillery

Pvt. William Williams, a run-away slave, joined the U.S. Artillery and defended Fort McHenry. He was severely wounded during the battle and died two weeks later.