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Two of the five points of Fort McHenry can be seen in this photo.

fort mchenry park in Baltimore A closeup of one of the points of Fort McHenry. The Southernmost point of Fort McHenry's star configuration. Fort McHenry seen with protective mounds of ground used to deflect canon fire from reaching the main walls.  The mounds are found only on the South and Southeast sides of the fort, which would be the parts exposed to an attacking ship coming up the Patapsco River. A 15 inch Rodman cannon, mounted on a circular rail for positioning, points out over the Harbor. The splendid views of Fort McHenry make it a favorite place to eat lunch for many Baltimoreans. Fort McHenry has the largest collection of Rodman guns in the US.  They have been expertly maintained for over a hundred years since they were last fired. The East side of Fort McHenry. Visitors are free to roam the grounds of Fort McHenry at their leisure.  The 15 star flag flying over Fort McHenry is a replica of the original Star Spangled Banner from the Battle of Baltimore. A statue of George Armistead, the commanding officer of Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore.  He ordered The Northern point of the star configuration of Fort McHenry. A Statue of Orpheus, the Greek God of music, was erected on the site's grounds to honor Francis Scott Key and his lyrics of the National Anthem. A wider view of the Park Grounds looking towards the entrance from the Fort itself. A statue of Orpheus on the grounds of Fort McHenry, birthplace of the US National Anthem. Additional fort-avenue pictures

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