Did you know #FortHenry had its' first female guards in 1993? And ever since they have been an integral part of its fabric.
Over the years, female guards have risen in the ranks to become Senior Non Commissioned Officers, and some have obtained the rank of Captain, the Senior Fort Henry Guard on parade. 🚺 #IWD2018
Today from the Archives, we present a letter addressed to Ronald L. Way from Lemuel C. Shepard, Jr - General, United States Marine Corps inviting the #FortHenry Guard to Washington, DC in 1955! ✉️ #ThrowbackThursday
David, the mascot of the #FortHenry Guard, was presented by the St. David's Society of Toronto to celebrate the services of the Royal Welch Fusiliers. The first ever goat arrived in 1953! 🐐 #FHCelebrates80
Stay tuned as we're having a swell time going back in history!
Did you know, in 1938, it was Ronald L Way, supervisor of site's restoration who came up with the idea of a “Guard” to represent the garrisons of former days as a means of relating Fort Henry's history to visitors? 🎩 #FHCelebrates80