Fort McHenry, Baltimore

I’ve visited a few forts throughout the years, but Fort McHenry is one that stands out. For one, I found the star-shaped layout quite intriguing. And I enjoyed the view over Chesapeake Bay. I was also impressed by its long and rich history. But what touched me the most was knowing that I was standing where Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the poem “The Star Spangled Banner”; “O, say, can you see…”

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~ by tripgalleries on October 5, 2008.

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