Baltimore Turns the Tide
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
óWar of 1812 ó
On September 12-14, 1844, the British attacked by land from North Point and by water at Fort McHenry on the Patapsco. The impressive American defenses and the failure to capture Fort McHenry persuaded the British to withdraw, essentially ending the Chesapeake Campaign of 1814.
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 17.046′ N, 76° 36.75′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Light Street. Touch for map. The marker is near the entrance to the Baltimore Visitor Center in the Inner Harbor. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adventure Begins at the Bay's Front Door (within shouting distance of
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.