Education Curriculum
16 new lesson plans for grades 4-8


Star-Spangled Banner Weekend
September 9th, 10th & 11th

Grants Awarded for a Virtual Resource Center
Maryland Heritage Areas Authority and Chesapeake Bay Gateways award grants


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Overview | Membership | Volunteering | Sponsors


Friends of Fort McHenry offers partnership opportunities to support our unique "200 for the 200th" education program as well as the events, exhibits and special experiences offered to the public at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

A GREAT CAUSE! Contributions help support the implementation of educational programming and living history activities, interpretive activities, exhibits and visitor facilities that help preserve and promote Fort McHenry and the legacy of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” our National Anthem.

200 FOR THE 200TH - A unique education program which helps underwrite special field trips to Fort McHenry. Sponsorship support helps underwrite the cost of these field trips.

FORT! FLAG! FREEDOM! @ FORT MCHENRY! A Summer Youth Living History Program that give visitors a special living history experience and help keep Fort McHenry, Baltimore and Maryland on the national stage!

DEFENDERS’ DAY WEEKEND & STAR-SPANGLED RECEPTION Participate in our annual celebratory events and commemorations!

Contact Lisa Hansen at 410-962-4290 ext. 850 to hear about sponsorship benefits, our programs and discuss additional opportunities that fit for your organization.











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