The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
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