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Calvert Cliffs State Park MD

Calvert Cliffs State Park MD

Calvert Cliffs State Park is a state park in Lusby, Maryland (in Calvert County). Calvert Cliffs is on the eastern side of the Calvert Peninsula and situated on the west side of Chesapeake Bay.   Read More

Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry

       Fort McHenry, in Baltimore, Maryland, is a coastal star-shaped fort best known for its role in the War of 1812, when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy in Chesapeake BaySeptember 13–14, 1814. It was during the bombardment of the fort that Francis Scott Key was inspired to write… Read More

Fort Smallwood

Fort Smallwood

Fort Smallwood (1896-1928) – An Endicott Period Coastal Fort named for Revolutionary War Maj. Gen. William Smallwood. From 1896 to 1928, it was an Endicott Period Coastal Fort built during the Spanish-American War era along with other outer harbor defenses at Fort Howard on North Point in southeastern Baltimore County and Fort Armistead at Hawkins… Read More

FORT AMISTEAD GRAFFITI

FORT AMISTEAD GRAFFITI

    Fort Armistead  (1832-1835) – A U.S. Army Fort first established in 1832 by Captain Francis S. Belton, 2nd U.S. Artillery and detachment of the 2nd U.S. Artillery in present day Monroe County, Tennessee. Named Fort Armistead after Colonel Walker K. Armistead, 3rd U.S. Artillery. Became one of the Trail of Tears Forts. Abandoned… Read More

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