• Living Flag

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

Pets

Pets are allowed outside of the historic zone, an area bounded by a split-rail fence and including and surrounding the historic Star Fort. They must be leashed at all times and owners must pick up after their pets.

Did You Know?

Troops assembling on the Fort McHenry parade.

Fort McHenry was garrisoned by Union troops during the Civil War. The fort served as a prison throughout the war.