Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Candle Dipping Hewing a log Flailing wheat

Discover the trades of

Life in Early Ohio

August 23-24

Floor Cloth

Floor Cloth Workshop

November 22-23, 2014

Cockade Watch Fob Tansel Powder Horn

Uncover the Past

Discover the artifacts on display at Fort Meigs.

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, and 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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