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6 edition of Fort McHenry found in the catalog.

Fort McHenry

by Charles W. Maynard

  • 111 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.),
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (Baltimore, Md.),
  • Baltimore (Md.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (Baltimore, Md.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baltimore (Md.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baltimore (Md.) -- History, Military -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.),
    • United States -- History -- War of 1812.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementCharles W. Maynard.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesFamous forts throughout American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE356.B2 M39 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777656M
      ISBN 100823958388
      LC Control Number00012483
      OCLC/WorldCa45610384

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Jun 15,  · Fort McHenry: A History Hardcover – November 1, by Scott S. Sheads (Author)5/5(1). Jun 15,  · Sheads is a ranger-historian at Fort McHenry and has published several books on the War of and the Civil War.

Fort McHenry and Baltimore's Harbor Defenses, a unique look at the changing face of the city's forts, pays tribute to these stalwart monuments and their patriotic legacy.5/5(3).

This classic book by Harold I. Lessem and George C. Mackenzie recounts the Fort McHenry book story of Fort McHenry, the War ofand the birth of the Star Spangled Price: $ Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, - History - pages 0 Reviews Fort McHenry is also one of the finest surviving examples of the first system of coastal forts that were.

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After America gained its freedom inthe British were determined not to allow the new nation to trade with its enemyAuthor: Joanne Mattern. FORT McHENRY occupies a preeminent position among the historic shrines and monuments of our country by reason of its special meaning in American history.

It was a glimpse of the American flag waving defiantly over the ramparts of Fort McHenry that inspired Francis Scott Key to compose our national anthem. FORT MCHENRY National Monument and Historic Shrine, 47 acres in area, is located about 3 miles from the center of the city of Baltimore and is within its corporate limits.

The central feature of the area is the Star Fort, or Fort McHenry proper, with its five bastions forming a five-pointed star. Fort McHenry is a historical American coastal pentagonal bastion fort located in the Locust Point neighborhood of Baltimore, pacificwomensnetwork.com is best known for its role in the War ofwhen it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy from the Chesapeake Bay on September 13–14, It was first built in and was used continuously by the U.S.

armed forces Governing body: National Park Service. The appearance of the fort after the attack is picturesquely described in an entry of the Orderly Book of the Lebanon Blues which mentions that: The captain was at Fort McHenry and reports it is all cut up Round about it—he brought A piece of the bumb shell with him—he further says that there is some so large that they weigh lbs.

Farewell Fort McHenry, By the late 19th century Fort McHenry was of little military value. On July 20,the last active garrison, the st Coastal Artillery Company, departed Fort McHenry ending over years of service at the fort.

Two years later the City of Baltimore held the centennial celebration of the Battle of Baltimore. Sep 12,  · Repairs were hurriedly being conducted at Fort McHenry and at other fortifications around the city.

Sam Smith was keeping his forces on alert. Meanwhile, Major Armistead, Commander of Fort McHenry, was a proud new father. His wife gave birth to a baby girl in Gettysburg on the 15th.

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. History of Fort McHenry with emphasis o 4/5. Moved to write during the fort's heroic defense, he composed the words to an old drinking song entitled To Anacreon in Heaven.

Initially published after the battle as the Defense of Fort McHenry, it eventually became known as the Star-Spangled Banner and was made the National Anthem of the United States. Sep 15,  · To defend the city, some 14, militiamen joined 1, regulars. The most important fortification in the area was Fort McHenry, which guarded the access to the city’s port.

It was a large First System earth-and-masonry fort built from to on the plans of French engineer Jean Fontin. Jul 10,  · Mr. Sheads is a ranger-historian at Fort McHenry and has published several books on the War of and the Civil War.

Fort McHenry and Baltimore's Harbor Defenses, a unique look at the changing face of the city's forts, pays tribute to these stalwart monuments and their patriotic pacificwomensnetwork.com: $ The star-shaped Fort McHenry was made famous in during the Battle of Baltimore by Francis Scott Key s poem The Defense of Fort McHenry.

InKey s renowned poem became the U.S. national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner. Students learn about the fort s commander, Major George Armistead, about Fort McHenry s flag, and about the fort s designation as a national monument and. Jan 18,  · We recommend booking Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 2 Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).

The Fort McHenry Tunnel is a four-tube, bi-directional tunnel that carries traffic on Interstate 95 (I) underneath the Baltimore Harbor. The lowest point in the Interstate System under water, the tunnel is named for nearby Fort McHenry. The tunnel was constructed from May to Novemberat a cost of about $ pacificwomensnetwork.comon: Baltimore Harbor.

Get this from a library! Fort McHenry. [Scott S Sheads] -- "Probably the most famous fort in the United States, Fort McHenry is best known as a monument to the nation's defense of its newly-won independence in the War of It was the sight of what a.James McHenry (November 16, – May 3, ) was a Scotch-Irish American military surgeon and statesman.

McHenry was a signer of the United States Constitution from Maryland, initiated the recommendation for congress to form the Navy, and the eponym of Fort pacificwomensnetwork.comcal party: Federalist.Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine, Baltimore, MD.

16, likes · talking about this ·were here. Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is a unit of the /5().