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Address: 2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230-5390
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Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national...

Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.

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Great histrorical place to visit

We were in Baltimore for a day and made Ft McHenry one of our stops. It is very informative about the war of 1812 and the battle here. I learned that the English mounted a ground... read more

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Redmond, Washington
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in Baltimore for a day and made Ft McHenry one of our stops. It is very informative about the war of 1812 and the battle here. I learned that the English mounted a ground march to Baltimore in addition to the naval bombardment of the fort. Something we learned as a result of our visit.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice visit. The ranger was informative. W enjoyed the short film. Grandson loved the fact that he could get all around the canon. Also, there is a very nice open grassy area where people were flying kites and picnicking. We had no trouble finding a parking place the day we were there.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is most INTERESTING and fun place to go to. You learn about the history with a short presentation. But the do have tours or you can explore on your own. It's amazing to see the actual barracks, beds, chairs from the 1800s. There are the actual uniforms, shoes, and souvenirs of their lifestyle back during the time this fort... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The park is beautiful and invokes so many emotions. It gives you a true sense of what men endured to protect our country. They endured hardships of many types to give us the freedom we take for granted today. Many reproductions show us what life was like at that time. Also pictures from many periods of our nation's history allow... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Who could imagine such a beautiful and peaceful place located in the city? I was so pleasantly surprised on my visit to Fort McHenry and really blown away by the views of the water and the walking trail and beautiful land. I took my dog with me and it was just an overall wonderful walk.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if you have a significant history background this place brings to history to life. Being able to walk the grounds and imagine the battle of 1812 going on. This Fort had been a significant part of our history not only with fighting the British but through the civil war and then again with WWI and WWII. The movie on... More 

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If you haven't been to fells point! You must go ! They have tons of great bars , restaurants , people etc great environment to be in !

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was awesome, when you'er there you stop and think about all the historical significance of Fort McHenry you can't help but be amazed

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Full of history. Exciting to be there. You could feel the past. Kids love it. Large place for them to run around. It was a great day.

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a great time visiting Fort McHenry. It was neat to learn so much about Francis Scott Key and the Star Spangled Banner. We really enjoyed walking around the fort and seeing all of the cannons and the bunkers. It made you stop and think about what those soldiers had to go through. Seeing the barracks and how they... More 

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