BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fort McHenry will be closed through Friday as crews take down the stage set up for Vice President Mike Pence’s Republican National Convention speech Wednesday night, the National Park Service said.
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Baltimore has been featured a number of times during the RNC this week; in addition to Pence’s speech, Baltimore mayoral candidate Shannon Wright opened Wednesday’s proceedings with the Pledge of Allegiance and congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik spoke on Monday.