• The Star-Spangled Banner flying over Tangier Island, VA.

    Star-Spangled Banner

    National Historic Trail DC, MD, VA

Operating Hours & Seasons


Hours of opening for sites along the trail vary widely by location and season. Locate sites and find contact information using the trail's interactive online map. Contact sites or attractions directly, as operating hours vary widely.

Did You Know?

Inner Harbor from Fort McHenry National Site

The Chesapeake Bay region was a center of trade, commerce, and government during the 18th and 19th centures. As such, it became a target of British military strategy during the War of 1812.