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A rainy day at the Fort McHenry.

Baltimore is a beautiful city in Maryland and has the historic star-shaped Fort McHenry which is known for the War of 1812 and as the birthplace of the American National Anthem – ‘Star-Spangled Banner’.

Our trip began with this important monument of American history. The exhibits displayed are impressive and the 10-minute orientation film gives detailed information about the fort. We walked around the massive fort, the quarters for the troops and the canons which are set along the fort walls – it looks like a postcard from the old days.

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Love exploring new places? We do, too. Welcome to 'Traveldefined'. This blog is a way of storytelling for me - mainly, about our travel adventures. My Husband and I - we are fond of touring around the country, enjoy delving into history, love clicking memorable pictures and are firm believers of spontaneous road trips (our all-time favorites).

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  1. Great photos. Love the shot of the canon defences looking out across the water.
    Thanks for liking my post on Diary of an Internet Nobody by the way. Really like the format of your blog.

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  2. This brings back memories of our epic drive down the entire length of Route 1. We spent some time in Baltimore and visited Fort McHenry. Great pictures 🙂

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    1. Thank you for your kind words.Glad you enjoyed the posts.
      I equally enjoyed exploring your wonderful blog.
      Thank you for stopping by and sharing your thoughts. I really appreciate it.

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