• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland


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 the students forming the Living American Flag.

Each May, 3,500 to 4,500 school children create the "Living American Flag" at Fort McHenry. The program is sponsored by The American Flag Foundation, Inc. More...