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Fort McHenry

The entrance to Fort McHenry. In 1814, American forces fought off a British sea invasion of the busy port city of Baltimore, Maryland. The American defense of Baltimore’s Fort McHenry (seen here) inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Fort McHenry entrance. It is a brick archway with walls attached. An American flag flies overhead against a clear sky.
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Harrsch, Mary. Fort McHenry Main Gate. October 10, 2004. Photograph. Flickr. . 

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