Defenders Day

Enthusiasts Re-enact Battle From War Of 1812

Defenders Day In Md. Marked With Reenactments

To commemorate Defenders Day, more than 90 re-enactors will assemble at Fort Howard Park in Dundalk to relive the Battle of North Point, an important moment in the Battle of 1812.

09/05/2014

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

Fort McHenry celebrates Defenders’ Day this weekend. Also, Dr. Bill explains whether e-cigarettes can help you stop smoking.

09/14/2013

Ft. McHenry quarters

Flip A Fort McHenry! A Piece Of Maryland’s History Is Now In Currency

Maryland is already depicted in currency. Now on the state’s own special holiday, Defenders’ Day, one of its most historic sites is too.

09/13/2013

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Defenders Day is still a couple of days away, but the festivities have already begun. Ravens mascot Conquer stops by WJZ.

09/07/2013

star spangled banner

Recreation Of Star Spangled Banner To Be Stitched By Defenders Day

Baltimore has a central role in America’s history as the home of the Star Spangled Banner. Now–the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore is being recreated.

07/04/2013

Credit: AP

Pa. Company To Weave Star Spangled Banner Replica

A company in eastern Pennsylvania is at work replicating the giant flag that inspired the U.S. national anthem.

06/12/2013

Defenders Day

Baltimore Residents Celebrate Defenders Day

Baltimore’s oldest holiday, Defenders Day, was celebrated Sunday.

09/10/2012

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