O! say can you see,...

by the dawn's early light, a large red, white and blue banner? Whose broad stripes and bright stars . . . were so gallantly streaming! over the star-shaped Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore, September 13-14, 1814. The valiant defense of the fort inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."

The Sentinel of Baltimore’s Harbor: Explore Fort McHenry’s History by Candlelight

The Sentinel of Baltimore’s Harbor

On Saturday April 1, 2017 Fort McHenry will offer special evening tours as part of the Light City Baltimore Festival.

Ranger Talks

Ranger Talks

Join a ranger for a Flag Change or Ranger Talk

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2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230


(410) 962-4290 x250

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