In 1814, cannon atop Federal Hill warned Baltimore of the arrival of the British fleet. On Friday, the Fort McHenry Guard fired the big guns to begin the Defenders’ Day celebration.
War of 1812
Interest in re-creating battle scenes and collecting relics of war is nothing new. But with today’s Star-Spangled Sailabration in Baltimore’s waters, what better time to revisit the important connection Maryland has with the War of 1812.