The fort is best known for its role in the War of 1812, when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy in Chesapeake Bay September 13–14, 1814. 41 more words
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Workers are making emergency repairs to the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95 underneath the Baltimore Harbor.
Tamory Winfield, a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority, says the northbound right tube of the tunnel was closed most of Sunday after a blockage was found Saturday night in the drainage pipes that move water in and out of the tunnels. 77 more words