Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Site
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Ad Meskens
2400 East Fort Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21230
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.More Information