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Participating in the festivities at Fort McHenry
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Baltimore’s Fort McHenry defended the Baltimore harbor during the War of 1812 and is the birthplace of the American national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” written by Francis Scott Key.

The Fell's Point Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969
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Baltimore’s waterfront neighborhood of Fell’s Point was the second largest point of immigration after Ellis Island.

The first Roman Catholic cathedral built in the United States
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Thousands of Baltimore visitors a year tour the first cathedral in the United States, the 19th century Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which was recently restored.

Walking Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland
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