America's involvement in World War I delayed the completion of the statue. Dedicated on Flag Day, June 14, 1922, and originally placed in the middle of the entrance road, it was moved to its current location in 1962.
Orpheus and the surrounding grove of Flowering crabapple trees show the transformation of Fort McHenry from an active military base to a place of reflection and commemoration.
For many years the Orpheus statue has served as the centerpiece for the annual commemoration of the Battle of Baltimore.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:21am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 363550 N 4347323|
|Decimal Degrees||39.26451667, -76.58165000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 15.871', W 76° 34.899'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 15' 52.26" N, 76° 34' 53.94" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3 Constellation Plaza, Baltimore MD 21230, US|
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