Special Event


1814 U.S. Navy Day

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine


Fee for entrance into the historic Star Fort is $15 per adult (age 16 years and up). America the Beautiful National Parks Passes are also accepted. Fee information is available at: https://www.nps.gov/fomc/planyourvisit/fees.htm

Dates & Times


Saturday, June 3, 2023


9:00 AM


8 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Cultural/Craft Demonstration
Living History


Join us for 1814 U.S. Navy Day! Join Ship's Company Living History of Baltimore and Fort McHenry Guard sailors to learn about the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812! Explore the roles naval contractors, African Americans, and women played in supplying the nation's early navy with food, uniforms, rope, sails, and more. 

Program Schedule

10:00 a.m.  Hoist the Colors--morning flag change

11:00 a.m.  Artillery Drill Demonstration

1:00 p.m.  Cutlass Drill Demonstration

2:00 p.m.  Naval Weapons in the War of 1812

3:00 p.m.  Artillery Demonstration

5:00 p.m.  Evening Flag Change


Reservation or Registration: No