Photos and Videos
Over the past 80+ years, there have been many great videos and photos taken of the Fort Henry Guard. We are constantly gathering footage from archives, publications, and from former Guard, and welcome your submissions.
On August 1, 1938, the Rt. Hon. William Lyon MacKenzie King officially opened Fort Henry as an historic site. Listen to the CBC Radio broadcast of the Prime Minister’s speech, and watch a rare home movie from that memorable day.
For more than 50 years, the Guard and the USMC have performed together and developed a unique bond. Watch archival videos of the Marines’ historic first visit to Fort Henry in 1954, and the Guard’s first performances in Washington, D.C. in 1955.
A virtual version of a display about the Fort Henry Guard that was installed in the Guard Memorial Room in 2018.
In 1997, a film crew visited Fort Henry to record several short videos that aired on Bravo Television. The series includes short sequences by the Drums and the Squad, and the firing of both a 24-pounder and a 6-pound Armstrong Gun.