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Memorial Day at Fort McHenry

Honor the graves of African American veterans at the Mount Auburn Cemetery on May 26. Then on Memorial Day, there will be a flag ceremony, a reading of Memorial Day poems, and a recreation of the historic 1880 Memorial Day observance. Also check out a Memorial Day service at Loudon Park National Cemetery involving music, a musket salute, and wreath laying.

 

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Venue: Fort McHenry
Address: 2400 E. Fort Ave.
Phone: (410) 962-4290
Tags: history
Price: free
 
 

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The fabled fort honors men and women who have died serving their country with a flag ceremony, a reading of Memorial Day poems, and a reenactment of the 1880 celebration where Oliver Wendell Holmes delivered his famous speech on the holiday.

 
 

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