Wells & McComas Monument is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

1. Wells & McComas Monument

1206 E Monument St., Baltimore, MD
Monument / Landmark · Eastern Baltimore · 4 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This monument is dedicated to Pvts. Daniel Wells and Henry McComas, members of the Aisquith’s Sharp Shooters – killed during the Battle of North Point.

Elk Landing is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

2. Elk Landing

218 W Pulaski Hwy, Elkton, MD
Beach · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This site served as an American shipping and supply port during the war of 1812. Fort Hollingsworth- at Elk Landing defended Elkton from burning by the British.

Mount Calvert Historical & Archaelogical Park is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

3. Mount Calvert Historical & Archaelogical Park

Upper Marlboro, MD
Historic Site · Greater Upper Marlboro · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: British Rear Admiral George Cockburn dropped off his seaman here to join invading forces moving towards Washington D.C.

Loudon Park Cemetery is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

4. Loudon Park Cemetery

3620 Wilkens Ave (at Southwestern Blvd), Baltimore, MD
Cemetery · Irvington · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Mary Pickersgill, the flagmaker who made the huge U.S. flag – the Star-Spangled Banner – that flew over Fort McHenry, is buried here.

Kitty Knight House is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

5. Kitty Knight House

6.5
14028 Augustine Herman Hwy., Georgetown, MD
Bed & Breakfast · 3 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: In 1813 Kitty Knight successfully pleaded with British troops to spare a property because an elderly woman lived there. A restaurant and Bed&Breakfast now occupies the site.

Battle Monument Square is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

6. Battle Monument Square

111 N Calvert St. (at E Fayette St.), Baltimore, MD
Monument / Landmark · Downtown Baltimore · 3 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This 52-foot-tall monument, the first substantial war memorial built in the U.S., was dedicated to the citizens of the city who fell during the Battle for Baltimore.

7. Barney House

19333 Ranworth Dr, Germantown, MD
Uncategorized · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This current Bed&Breakfast was once home to Joshua Barney , commander of the Chesapeake Flotilla and a naval war hero during the War of 1812.

Calvert Marine Museum is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

8. Calvert Marine Museum

8.5
PO Box 97 (btwn Langley & Lore), Solomons, MD
History Museum · 10 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This museum has artifacts from one of the gunboats of the Chesapeake Flotilla, which was in the battles of St Leonard Creek, June 8-10 and June 26 in 1814.

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

9. Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

9.2
2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD
Historic Site · Fort McHenry · 62 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Count the number of stars and strips on the flag. If you're confused, ask a park ranger or visit starspangled200.org for more information!

Federal Hill Park is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

10. Federal Hill Park

9.4
300 Warren Avenue, Baltimore, MD
Park · Federal Hill - Montgomery · 43 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Bet you didn’t know that Fed Hill got its name after thousands celebrated the new “federal” U.S. Constitution here. If you did, more power to you!

Patterson Park is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

11. Patterson Park

9.1
S Linwood Ave. (btw Eastern & Baltimore), Baltimore, MD
Park · Patterson Park · 50 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Militia gathered at this park, then called Hampstead Hill, in 1814 to defend Baltimore against an invading British army.

12. point lookout state park

11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD
Park · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: A staging area for local militia in the summer of 1813, the area later was a base for British troops conducting raids into St Mary's County.

Fort Washington Park is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

13. Fort Washington Park

8.2
13551 Fort Washington Rd, Ft. Washington, MD
Historic Site · 12 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: American forces blew up the fort here, which was also called Fort Warburton on Aug 26, 1814, to prevent its capture by Royal Navy Warships on the Potomac.

Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

14. Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

Oxon, MD
Historic Site · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Mount Welby is the former home of Mary DeButts, a witness to the burning of Washington, D.C.

Riversdale House Museum is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

15. Riversdale House Museum

7.5
Riverdale, MD
History Museum · 3 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Here, George Calvert, along with slaves from the plantation, helped to bury the British dead after the Battle of Bladensburg.

North Point State Park and Battlefield is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

16. North Point State Park and Battlefield

6.9
8700 North Point Rd, Edgemere, MD
Park · 5 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Near this park, during the predawn hours of Sept. 12 1814, 500 British troops set out to attack Baltimore as the British Navy prepared an assault on Fort McHenry.

The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

17. The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum

7.7
844 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD
History Museum · Southeastern Baltimore · 8 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This is thee home and workplace of Mary Pickersgill, who made the 30' x 42' U.S. flag that flew over Fort McHenry.

Westminster Hall And Burial Ground is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

18. Westminster Hall And Burial Ground

519 W Fayette St (at S Greene St.), Baltimore, MD
Cemetery · University of MD at Baltimore · 8 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This is the final resting place for numerous War of 1812 veterans, including James McHenry, Samuel Smith, and John Stricker.

Maryland State House is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

19. Maryland State House

9.0
100 State Cir, Annapolis, MD
Capitol Building · 12 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: The wooden dome of the state house, the largest in the U.S., was used as an observation station for British movements on the Chesapeake Bay during the War of 1812.

Darnall's Chance House Museum is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

20. Darnall's Chance House Museum

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD
History Museum · Greater Upper Marlboro · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Home of John Hodges, the only known person to be tried for treason during the War of 1812 (he was found not guilty).

21. Bodkin creek

7653 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD
Uncategorized · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled site: Hancock's Resolution. This signal point for the War of 1812 was also the spot where the British burned a “very fine” American schooner named “The Lion" on August 24, 1814.

Maryland Historical Society Museum is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

22. Maryland Historical Society Museum

7.9
201 W Monument St, Baltimore, MD
History Museum · Mount Vernon · 11 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Among the many exhibits are paintings, prints, and artifacts from the Battle for Baltimore, including the earliest original manuscript of the words to our national anthem.

Fells Point Visitor Center is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

23. Fells Point Visitor Center

1724 Thames St, Baltimore, MD
Tourist Information Center · Fells Point · 4 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: The British mounted their September 1814 attack on Baltimore to punish the city for its privateering industry, centered in Fells Point.

Pride of Baltimore II is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

24. Pride of Baltimore II

401 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD
Boat or Ferry · Inner Harbor · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This reproduction of a Baltimore schooner was used to capture British merchant ships during the War of 1812.

Concord Point Light House Keepers Dwelling is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

25. Concord Point Light House Keepers Dwelling

714 Concord St, Havre de Grace, MD
History Museum · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Local resident John O'Neill was abandoned by his militia and left to face the British alone when they raided Havre de Grace (1813). He was honored & made keeper of the lighthouse.

United States Naval Academy is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

26. United States Naval Academy

121 Blake Rd, Annapolis, MD
University · 35 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: USNA Museum, the U.S. Navy Trophy Flag Collections at Mahan and Macdonough Halls, and the H.M. Frigate Cyane 32-pounder Carronades are examples of the War of 1812 history.

Bladensburg Waterfront Park is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

27. Bladensburg Waterfront Park

4601 Annapolis Rd (46th St), Bladensburg, MD
Harbor / Marina · Brookland · 8 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: British forces crossed the Anacostia River and attacked the first line of the American defenses during the Battle of Bladensburg on August 24, 1814.

Fort Lincoln Cemetery is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

28. Fort Lincoln Cemetery

Brentwood, MD
Cemetery · Northeast Washington · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This is one site during the Battle of Bladensburg. Joshua Barney led his men until he was captured by the British. He was released due to the respect the British had for him.

Anacostia Watershed Society is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

29. Anacostia Watershed Society

4302 Baltimore Ave (Upshur St), Bladensburg, MD
Office · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: The location of British Artillery was near here during the Battle Bladensburg. Local legend maintains that cannonballs from the battle are embedded in the walls.

St Thomas Parish is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

30. St Thomas Parish

14360-14496 St Thomas Church Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD
Uncategorized · 2 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This church was on the route of the British advance to Washington. British troops pretended to head towards Bellefields but returned and headed towards Upper Marlboro instead.

Francis Scott Key Bridge is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

31. Francis Scott Key Bridge

Key Bridge, Washington, D.C.
Bridge · Georgetown · 28 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This bridge is near the alleged spot where Francis Scott Key was anchored when he saw the Star-Spangled Banner flying over Fort McHenry after the Battle of Baltimore.

Mount Olivet Cemetery is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

32. Mount Olivet Cemetery

515 S Market St (at Stadium Dr), Frederick, MD
Cemetery · 4 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Francis Scott Key and members of his family are buried here. A monument dedicated to him features Columbia, the goddess of patriotism, and the words of the national anthem.

Green Mount Cemetery is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

33. Green Mount Cemetery

1501 Greenmount Ave (at E Hoffman St), Baltimore, MD
Cemetery · Greenmount West · 11 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Numerous War of 1812 veterans are buried here, including Lt. Col. George Armistead.

Nottingham is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

34. Nottingham

Maryland
City · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: The naval base for the Chesapeake Flotilla during the summer of 1814. In August of that same year, it served as an encampment site for British troops marching to Washington, DC.

Leone Riverside Park is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

35. Leone Riverside Park

8.9
1597 Durst St. (E Randall St.), Baltimore, MD
Park · Riverside Park · 15 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This Park is the site of the Circular Battery that helped to repel the British night flanking offensive during the Battle of Baltimore in September, 1814.

36. Caulk's Field

8298 Caulks Field Rd, Chestertown, MD
Field · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: On this field in August 1814, British troops attacked an American encampment. During the attack, one of the Royal Navy's most promising young officers was killed.

Sotterley Plantation is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

37. Sotterley Plantation

6.8
Sotterley Ln, Hollywood, MD
Museum · 3 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: This tidewater plantation is older than almost everything in this country. Actually, it’s older than the country itself!

Todd's Inheritance is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

38. Todd's Inheritance

9000 N Point Rd, Sparrows Point, MD
Historic Site · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Todd's Inheritance served as an American courier station and headquarters for troops. The original house was burned by the British on their retreat from Baltimore.

Aquila Randall Monument is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

39. Aquila Randall Monument

3998 North Point Road, Dundalk, MD
Park · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This monument is in memory of Aquila Randall of the Mechanical Volunteers, 5th Regiment of the MD Militia, who fell in a skirmish preceding the Battle of North Point in 1814.

40. Benedict Post Office

7240 Benedict Ave (Wharf Ln), Benedict, MD
Tourist Information Center · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Over 4,300 British troops landed at this small Patuxent River town on August 19-20, 1814 to begin their invasion of Washington, D.C.

41. Addison Chapel

5610 Addison Rd, Seat Pleasant, MD
Spiritual Center · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This church, formally known as Addison Chapel, reportedly served as a temporary British headquarters on August 24, 1814 as British troops marched to Washington.

42. Madison House

Brookeville, MD
Home (private) · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This home was a safe haven for President Madison and his staff on August 26,1814 following the British invasion and burning of Washington DC.

43. Dueling Grounds

37th Avenue, Colmar Manor, MD
Field · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Near the location of the Battle of Bladensburg, but was also a dueling site to settle "affairs of honor". Francis Scott Key's son, Daniel was killed here during a duel in 1836.

44. Methodist Meeting House

2440 North Point Rd, Dundalk, MD
Field · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: This site was an encampment location for both the Maryland militiamen before the Battle of North Point (September 12, 1814) and British troops after the battle.

Old St. Paul’s Cemetery is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

45. Old St. Paul’s Cemetery

Redwood St (Martin Luther King Blvd), Baltimore, MD
Cemetery · University of MD at Baltimore · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Numerous War of 1812 veterans are buried here, including Lt. Col. George Armistead.

46. Dr. William Beanes Grave

Elm Street (Governor Oden Bowie Drive), Upper Marlboro, MD
Cemetery · Greater Upper Marlboro · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site:Resting place of a respected MD doctor who was captured by the British after the burning of Washington DC. Francis Scott Key and John Stuart Skinner were sent to secure his release.

Old St. Paul’s Cemetery is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

47. Old St. Paul’s Cemetery

Redwood St (Martin Luther King Blvd), Baltimore, MD
Cemetery · University of MD at Baltimore · 1 tip

48. Sion Hill

Havre de Grace, MD
Home (private) · 1 tip

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: Home of Commodore John Rodgers, a naval hero during the War of 1812. It is now a private residence. Paddlers can view this home from the Chesapeake Bay.

Federal Hill is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

49. Federal Hill

Baltimore, MD
Neighborhood · 12 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: During the War of 1812, Federal Hill was an observation post. On the night of Aug. 24, 1814, witnesses reportedly saw a glow from Washington, D.C., which had been set afire.

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum is one of Star-Spangled Sites.

50. Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

10515 Mackall Rd, Saint Leonard, MD
Park · 3 tips and reviews

MarylandMaryland: Star-Spangled Site: The largest naval conflict in Maryland history was here. Joshua Barney’s Chesapeake Flotilla engaged British ships, boats, and rocket barges.