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    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

Things To Know Before You Come

Pets are welcome on the fort grounds, but not in the historic area. This area is defined by the wooden fence which surrounds the fort.

Both the Visitor Center and the fort are accessible to wheelchairs. The Accessibility link offers more details.

Did You Know?

Fort McHenry Guard fires a cannon.

The Fort McHenry Guard fires a cannon for park visitors. This group of volunteers garrisons the fort on summer weekends. More...