When:
September 12, 2019 all-day
2019-09-12T00:00:00-06:00
2019-09-13T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
http://www.nps.gov/fomc/index.htm

Defenders Day is a public holiday in Maryland to mark the 1814 bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore during the War of 1812.

Image: Wikimedia Commons, Caption reads, “A VIEW of the BOMBARDMENT of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet taken from the Observatory under the Command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sept 1814 which lasted 24 hours & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the Night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss.”

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