BNHA Defender's Day
Upholding Independence: Baltimore and the War of 1812
2400 E Fort Ave.
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Each year thousands gather at Fort McHenry to celebrate the U.S. victory in the September 1814 Battle of Baltimore. While September 14 is officially “Defenders’ Day,” the commemoration has grown to a multi-day event with re-enactments and special music presentations.