William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge (Bay Bridge), Maryland subjected to frequent—and often violent—storms. When bad weather hits, forget about visibility: get to the middle of this five-mile-long bridge and you can barely see land. Where: Spanning the Chesapeake Bay to connect Maryland’s eastern and western shores. Stats: Nearly 5 miles long; 186 feet high at its highest point.
Fort McHenry, the Battle of Baltimore "During the War of 1812, the brick fort defended the Baltimore harbor and stopped a British advance into the city. It was the valiant defense of the fort by 1,000 Americans that inspired Francis Scott Key, a lawyer and amateur poet,to compose the Star Spangled Banner, originally entitled 'Defense of Fort McHenry'." http://baltimore.org/arts-and-culture/fort-mchenry