Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

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Spinning Workshop

Learn historic fiber arts.

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War of 1812 Reenactment

First Siege 1813

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Memorial Day Commemoration

Join us as we honor our nation's fallen heroes.

To your posts then fellow Soldiers & remember that the eyes of your Country are upon you!

~ Major-General William Henry Harrison
April 29, 1813

Fort Meigs

Built in 1813 to defend Ohio during the War of 1812, Fort Meigs successfully withstood two sieges by a combined British, Canadian, and Native American force.

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the Past

Hear muskets crack and cannons roar as history comes to life around you. Fort Meigs hosts numerous reenactments and special events each season, each with its own unique theme.

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View our extensive photo galleries for images of past events at Fort Meigs and be sure to check out some of the many other historic sites our volunteers have visited, too.

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