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."

Baltimore's Home of the Brave: Find Your Park After Dark

Find Your Park After Dark

Experience over 200 years of Fort McHenry's history through special living history demonstrations and a guided candlelight tour.

Kick off National Park Week by joining a special Junior Ranger Day program.

National Junior Ranger Day

Have you ever wanted to walk in a park ranger's footsteps? Join us for National Junior Ranger Day!

War of 1812 Fife and Drum Music Camp

War of 1812 Fife and Drum Music Camp

Fort McHenry Guard cordially invites you to our War of 1812 Fife and Drum Music Camp 2018 at Fort McHenry!

Ranger Talks

Ranger Talks

Join a ranger for a Flag Change or Ranger Talk

Last updated: March 3, 2018

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2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230


(410) 962-4290 x250

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