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Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and Hampton National Historic Site

Locust Point

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Contact

2400 E. Fort Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21230
Directions
Phone:
(410) 962-4290
Fax:
(410) 962-2500

Overview

This 18th-century brick fort defended Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812 and is the birthplace of the American national anthem. Park rangers offer visitor programs and special events that highlight the park’s history. Visit the birthplace of "The Star-Spangled Banner!"