Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Knights on Horseback WWII German Machine Gun Crew Roman Officer

See Ten Centuries of Soldiers

Father's Day Weekend - June 14-15

Worth 1,000 Words

Special event & reenactment photographs

Tecumseh William Henry Harrison

Meet the People

History is full of colorful characters and grand figures. Those that served at Fort Meigs are no exception.

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

~ Major-General William Henry Harrison
April 29, 1813

Discover
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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Experience
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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Captured
Moments

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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