From Enemies to Allies Today at Fort McHenry
200th Anniversary Ceremony:
From Enemies to Allies
June 18, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230
On June 18, 1812, President Madison signed the declaration of war on Great Britain. The ceremony, From Enemies to Allies, will launch the international bicentennial commemoration. President Obama and Prime Ministers Cameron and Harper will deliver recorded video messages. Ambassadors Westmacott and Doer will deliver remarks. The Secretary of the U.S. Navy, the Royal Sea Lord, the Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy and many other dignitaries will attend.