Fort McHenry Parade Ground

Star Fort Parade Ground within the Ramparts

Fort McHenry Parade Ground by Bill Swartwout Photography

The Stars and Stripes flies over the parade ground in the central area of the star fort at the Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland. Count the number of stars in the flag. That is the number of states in the United States of America at the time of the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. Click HERE for more detail.