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    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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Ranger for a Day

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Date: April 30, 2012
Contact: Carol Ponton, 410-823-1309, x802

A Ranger presents a talk.

Thursday, June 28
Wednesday, July 18
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Calling all 8 to 10 year olds! Have you ever wondered what, exactly, National Park Rangers do? On each date 20 children between the ages of 8-10 will participate in a day-long program called Ranger for a Day at Fort McHenry. Program begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. During the day, the honorary Rangers spend time working through scenarios that park rangers might encounter while working for a National Park Site. Spots fill up quickly, so make your reservation soon by calling 410-823-1309 x802. This program will also be offered at Hampton NHS.

Did You Know?

The honorary colonel reviews the troops.

Each Fort McHenry Tattoo honors a distinguished person from the area, bestowing upon that individual the title "Honorary Colonel of the Fort McHenry Guard."