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“Fort McHenry”

Fort McHenry National Monument
Ranked #2 of 243 things to do in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Historic fort that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. national anthem.
Reviewed 2 September 2014

this is where the National Anthem was written and is truly a remarkable place to visit and learn a great deal of American history. The fort is exceptional and kids love it!

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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Nothing to dislike. Great for history buffs. Our 10yr old and 7yr old grandson enjoyed visit a lot as well as my husband.

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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Just a wonderful piece of history - thoroughly enjoyed it! My son would like to go back for some of the other events happening there are they celebrate their anniversary. Easy to get to and from, too!

Thank HollyJean62
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

You don't have to be a history buff to explore and enjoy Fort McHenry. The water taxi ride is enjoyable on it's own. However, when you step off the boat, you begin to experience the special atmosphere that shaped our nation's struggle for freedom. The staff is extremely knowledgeable &
helpful. A brief video presentation gives an excellent overview of the bombardment and the inspiration for the Star Spangled Banner. When the rockets quiet and you see the Stars & Stripes waving in the breeze, you'll get a lump in your throat as you sing the anthem with the crowd.
Parents...please take your children to be a part of history.

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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Was in town for 200 anniversary of Francis Scott Key inking the star spangled banner. View of harbor is great and some neat fort history

Thank Wendell W
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