The Visitor Center is accessible to people using wheelchairs and features a closed-captioned orientation film. The fort is mostly accessible. The fort interior features repeating messages activated by motion detectors. You may call the park on TTY through Maryland Relay 1-800-735-2258 or (within Maryland 711).
Did You Know?
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.