Fort McHenry


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Fort McHenry,

former U.S. military post in Baltimore harbor; built 1794–1805. In the War of 1812 it was bombarded (Sept. 13–14, 1814) by a British fleet under Sir Alexander Cochrane, but the fort, commanded by Maj. George Armistead, resisted the attack. Its defense inspired Francis Scott KeyKey, Francis Scott
, 1779–1843, American poet, author of the Star-Spangled Banner, b. present Carroll co., Md. A lawyer, he was U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia (1833–41).
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 to write "The Star-Spangled Banner." During the Civil War the fort was a Union prison camp. Restored in 1933, it became Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table).

McHenry, Fort:

see Fort McHenryFort McHenry,
former U.S. military post in Baltimore harbor; built 1794–1805. In the War of 1812 it was bombarded (Sept. 13–14, 1814) by a British fleet under Sir Alexander Cochrane, but the fort, commanded by Maj. George Armistead, resisted the attack.
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The Revolutionary war ended in 1783 and the battle of Fort McHenry took place in 1814.
"Twenty-six service members aboard the USS Fort McHenry, including elements of the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, were diagnosed with a viral infection, parotitis, which has symptoms similar to mumps," US Naval Forces Central Command spokesman Commander Joshua Frey told the GDN.
"Out of an abundance of caution, all service-members aboard Fort McHenry have received measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) booster vaccinations."
And killing invading soldiers has generally not been regarded as "murder." What does King think the African mercenaries were intending to do to the defenders of Fort McHenry?
The hotel is within easy walking distance to museums, restaurants, parks and other attractions including the USS Constellation, Fort McHenry (which, during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814, served as the inspiration for Francis Scott Key's "Star-Spangled Banner"), National Aquarium, Little Italy, Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum, B&O Railroad Museum, Lexington Market and Edgar Allen Poe's grave at Westminster Hall.
Britain achieved victory at Bladensburg and burned Washington, D.C., yet the fledgling nation of America earned a historic victory in its steadfast defense of Fort McHenry, remembered to this day in the words of the American national anthem.
Two amphibious ships with US Marines on board, the USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry, are in the region and available if needed.
"The USS Iwo Jima and USS Fort McHenry are on station, and between those two warships, there's enough combat power to respond to whatever contingency may come up," Warren said.
Phelps was charged with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines in the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland.
Westminster is a short distance from "Terra Rubra," the homestead of Francis Scott Key, and Fort McHenry in Baltimore, where Key penned "The Star Spangled Banner." A replica of the flag that flew over Fort McHenry was presented by Bruce French, a member of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, in his colonial uniform, while the Holiday Horns played the Roderick Harkins arrangement of "The Star Spangled Banner."
The garrison flag flew at the fort for another year or so, until it was acquired by Fort McHenry's commander, Lt.
I make people listen, as I drill into their minds the Battle of Fort McHenry, the very same one Francis Scott Key was watching as he wrote the Star Spangled Banner.

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