Battle of North PointThe resources of the North Point State Park include nine acres of battlefield, a visitor center, and interpretative exhibits. Todd's Inheritance was an American courier station and headquarters for troops. The original house was burned by the British on their retreat from Baltimore.
Battle of BaltimoreVisit Fort Mc Henry National Monument and Historic Shine to see where Baltimore defended the nation in 1814 and where the Star-Spangled Banner flew to inspire Francis Scott Key’s poem that would later became our national anthem.
The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum is the 1793 home of Mary Pickersgill and the site where she made the 30' x 42' Star-Spangled Banner that flew over Fort McHenry.
At the Maryland Historical Society, see Key’s original manuscript of the Star-Spangled Banner.
Other Maryland War of 1812 SitesHear tales of privateers who confounded the British at the Fells Point Visitor Center.
Pride of Baltimore II is a reproduction of an 1812-era Clipper privateer. Due to the success of Clipper privateers attacking British merchant ships during the War, the Baltimore-built ships earned the city the reputation as a “nest of pirates.”
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