Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Site

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Ad Meskens

Location

2400 East Fort Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21230

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Phone Number:  410-962-4290

In 1781, the 38-cannon battery was commanded by Captain George Keeports on Whetstone Point to defend Baltimore Harbor from a British attack. The works were visited by French engineers as they drew their maps for General Rochambeau.

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