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The National Park Service and the staff at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine thank you for your help and cooperation in preserving and protecting our nation's natural and cultural resources. Here you can find information about park laws and management policies relating to Fort McHenry.

Superintendent's Compendium

The Superintendent's Compendium is a summary of park specific rules and regulations and is implemented under Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (36 CFR). The compendium is reviewed and updated annually by the park's superintdendent and is available to view.

General Laws and Proclamations

Presidential Proclamation by Harry S. Truman (1948) - With this procolomation, President Truman designated that an American flag perpetually fly over Fort McHenry.

Last updated: April 26, 2021

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