Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine provides a place for people to honor our national anthem as well as our revolutionary past. Throughout its history, Archeologists have been learning more about Fort McHenry. They have been used to both to learn about the past and to help preserve for the future. Archeologists have led several excavations to find artifacts and determine buildings’ uses. Additionally, when it was time for restoration, archeologists supervised the work. These archeologists worked to ensure historical accuracy as well as safety of the fort. To learn more about archeology at Fort McHenry, check out this report. To learn more about Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, visit its website.

Ft. McHenry-Header

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119