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    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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The Fort McHenry Experience

Students on board the Living Classrooms boat

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News Release Date: April 14, 2010

April 19 -23, 2010

With support from port-related businesses and the National Park Service, the Friends of Fort McHenry have created an education program that immerses students from selected Baltimore City schools in the history of Fort McHenry.

This program not only inspires a sense of pride in their community among the students, but also connects to their classroom curriculum in several disciplines
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Did You Know?

Fireworks blasting over Fort McHenry.

Fireworks are featured each year during the Flag Day and Defenders' Day celebrations at Fort McHenry. Evening programs present music, military displays and conclude with the fireworks.