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    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Special Operating Hours during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014

    The park will have special operating hours during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014. Please visit this link for more information: More »

  • Road Closures and Mass Transit options during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014

    There will be road closures during the Star-Spangled Spectacular: September 6-16, 2014. Mass transit will be required & all visitors will pass through a security checkpoint prior to entering Fort McHenry. Please visit this link for more information: More »

Nearby Attractions



National Park Service Areas


Antietam National Battlefield - 80mi

Catoctin Mountain Park - 70mi

Gettysburg National Military Park - 60mi

Greenbelt Park - 30mi

Hampton National Historic Site - 20mi

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - 70mi

Monocacy National Battlefield - 50mi

Other Attractions

Hancock's Resolution - 25mi

The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum - 4mi

The Maryland Historical Society Museum - 8mi

Todd's Inheritance Historic Site - 15mi

USS Constellation Museum - 3mi

Visit Baltimore - it's not so much a place as an experience. And after close to three hundred years of history, this city can deliver more fun-filled family days (and romantic evenings) to make any vacation an absolute winner.



Did You Know?

An aerial view of Fort McHenry.

Fort McHenry was built prior to the War of 1812. The fort is named for James McHenry, Secretary of War, 1796-1800.