Tag Archives: Keeper’s House

War of 1812 Commemorative Weekend


Ft. McHenry Fife and Drum Corp The British capture our hero, John ONeill! British formation Setting up the battery Take that, Brits! Matilda O’Neill (played by Laurel Yau) telling her story The British encampment on the Keeper’s House grounds   Fireworks by the lighthouse!   The British once again invaded Havre de…  
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Star Spangled Banner


The version of the  United States flag flown during the War of 1812 is now for sale at the Keeper’s House!  This flag had 15 stars and 15 stripes for the first 15 states.  This was the only flag with 15 stripes.  In 1818, Congress decided that from then on…  
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2012 Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin Program


Obverse side – depicting Lady Liberty waving the 15 star, 15 stripe flag with Ft. McHenry in the background Reverse side – depicting waving modern American flag The US Mint has issued several coins commemorating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.  We are pleased to announce that a limited…  
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Hours of Operation


The Lighthouse and Keeper's House Museum and Gift Shop are open!

From April through October our hours will be:

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm.

Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm.


We ask that visitors please practice social distancing. Masks are no longer required in the Lighthouse and Keeper's House Museum and Gift Shop, but visitors are encouraged to wear masks in both locations. Masks and sanitizer are available at both the Lighthouse and Keeper's House.

Located off of I-95, exit 89 between Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Free Admission.

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