Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry (HM11J)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21230
Country: United States of America

N 39° 15.812', W 76° 34.775'

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1814 - 1914

1776Whetstone Point shore battery
1794Star Fort begun.Later named for Washington's Secretary of War
1795Reservation partly acquired by the United States
1814Gallant defence during British bombardment inspired the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner
1838Full reservation ceded.
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HM NumberHM11J
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - War of 1812 series, and the Maryland: Fort McHenry series.
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:43pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 363726 N 4347210
Decimal Degrees39.26353333, -76.57958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.812', W 76° 34.775'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 48.72" N, 76° 34' 46.50" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1483 Constellation Plaza, Baltimore MD 21230, US
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