BALTIMORE HARBOR DEFENSES


map copyright 2004 AFN

FORT McHENRY

FORT SMALLWOOD

FORT ARMISTEAD

FORT HOWARD

FORT CARROLL

each of the Fort pages serve as
individual home pages

Additional fire-control towers associated with these defenses were once located at Gibson Island, Bodkins Neck, Black Marsh, 65-foot Hill, and Stony Creek (Orchard Beach).


"With Song and Deed"
HD Baltimore

Coast Artillery Corps

Third District Command


Satellite Images of Baltimore Harbor
courtesy of Microsoft TerraServer

See also North American Fortifications


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Seacoast Forts of Hampton Roads - Chesapeake Bay Harbor Defenses
Potomac River Defenses for Washington D.C.
Harbor Defenses of the Delaware
North Carolina Coastal Defenses - Cape Fear
North Carolina Coastal Defenses - Outer Banks

Contributions of historical material and photographs are greatly appreciated!
This website is an ongoing project. We are always learning something new,
and we would like all to share in any new information that is gathered.
Thank you, and enjoy!

Please send comments and suggestions to:
Phil Payette

North American Fortifications
2002 American Forts Network

This is the same site that was once hosted on Geocities.com
until Yahoo! pulled the plug in October 2009.
Nothing else has changed.

Baltimore Links

The following links are provided as a service to you, the reader, for your enjoyment. No endorsement or affiliation is implied or suggested.

The Baltimore Sun Newspaper

U.S.S. Constellation

Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society

Other Related Links


Council on America's Military Past (CAMP)

CDSG

Civil War Fortification Study Group

Company of Military Historians

Site O - International Fortifications & Artillery Study Group