When the United States waged war against England 200 years ago, Baltimore was at its center. Not only was the battle at Fort McHenry important, so too was what was being built in the Inner Harbor.
On this day, 1,998 years ago, the smoke cleared and Francis Scott Key saw the American flag was still flying at Ft. McHenry.
It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the home of the Star-Spangled Banner.
These places allow you to travel back through history and have a greater understanding about major Baltimore figures.
If you were downtown near the water over the weekend, you had a lot of company. If you got around on the Baltimore Water Taxi, you were part of a record-setting weekend.
Fort Avenue leading to Fort McHenry is closed to vehicular traffic at Andre Street.
Festivities continue across Maryland as we celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Festivities continue in Maryland as we celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Saturday, after days of anticipation, the Blue Angels soared above Fort McHenry.
It wasn’t just a celebration of the bicentennial on Thursday. It was also Flag Day, and that holds a special meaning for many.
The Blue Angels will be performing in Baltimore to celebrate the Star-Spangled Sailabration.
Free passes are available to view the Star-Spangled Air Show from Fort McHenry on June 16 and 17. Click on the link for more information.
There was an afternoon slowdown at the Fort McHenry toll plaza Thursday, thanks to a stuck truck.