FORT MCHENRY

Fort McHenry is a mix of woods and grass and is surrounded by trees and vegetation which give it a cozy and quiet atmosphere. A tall wooden gateway, fence, and foot bridge mark the entrance to the campsite. A pavilion was built in 2013 which gives a permanent shelter to units that use this campsite.

SUGGESTED OCCUPANCY: 10 - 40 campers

SIZE: Medium

SHADE COVER: High

NEAREST POINTS OF INTEREST:

    • Shooting Sports (Range)
    • Eagles Nest
    • Dining Pavilion
    • West Showerhouse

HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE

Also known as the Battle of Baltimore, this conflict was part of the War of 1812. The British Navy unsuccessfully tried to invade the city port of Baltimore. This battle is well known for inspiring Francis Scott Key to compose the poem that later became the Star Spangled Banner.

GALLERY

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