• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

Event Details

  • 09/13/2013

    Location: Fort McHenry, Federal Hill and Locust Point | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Fee Information: Regular Fee Admission Contact Name: Vince Vaise Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 410-962-4290

10–10:30AM: Special Fort McHenry Quarter Launch! The newest quarter in the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program for 2013 features Fort McHenry! Join representatives of Fort McHenry, the Treasurer of the United States, elected officials and students for a traditional "coin pour." Exchange cash for new Fort McHenry quarters in $10 increments, courtesy of M&T Bank.

5:45PM: Flag Ceremony at Federal Hill and Procession down Riverside Avenue. Featuring the hand-stitched "Star-Spangled Banner Flag," visitors are invited to participate in an unrolling ceremony. Living Historians will place a wreath at the General Sam Smith and Major George Armistead monuments. Join the Fort McHenry Guard as they lead a procession to Riverside Park for a fife and drum concert before parading to Fort McHenry.