• 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.

Reptiles

Fort McHenry's reptile list includes:

American Toad
Leopard Frog
Snapping Turtle
Painted Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle
Northern Diamondback Terrapin
Red-eared Turtle
Map Turtle
Eastern Garter Snake
Black Rat Snake
Northern Water Snake

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.