Fort McHenry

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Fort′ McHen′ry


n.
a fort in N Maryland, at the entrance to Baltimore harbor: Francis Scott Key wrote The Star-Spangled Banner during British bombardment in 1814.
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The Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore was closed at the start of the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Benjamin Cardin (D-MD); Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Superintendent Tina Cappetta; Fort McHenry National Monument and Historical Shrine Chief of Interpretation Vince Vaise; stamp artist Greg Harlin; and U.S.
Visitation is up 5 percent at Shenandoah National Park, 4 percent at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and at nearly all battlefields within the park system.

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