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Help the Friends of Fort McHenry support and promote Fort McHenry, birthplace of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” our National Anthem.


Volunteers play an important part in providing a great experience to visitors young and old! If you are interested in helping the Friends with events and membership promotions, please send your contact information (name, email, cell phone and company/organization name) in an email to

Special Event Volunteer Opportunities include:


JULY - US Army Old Guard Tattoo Ceremony and Membership Promotions

AUGUST - US Navy Tattoo Ceremony and Memership Promotions

SEPTEMBER - Defenders' Day Program, Special Events and Membership Promotions


Get More Involved!

If you are interested in volunteering with the National Park Service at Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine, please click here to visit Help create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for visitors!

Thank you very much and we look forward to meeting you!










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