Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

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Military History Movie Days

A Sunday matinée each month this winter.


Ft. Meigs Field Trips

Where students discover the pivotal history of Northwest Ohio.

Floor Cloth

Floor Cloth Workshop

March 14-15, 2015

Dutch ovens cooking in a stone fireplace

Hearthside Cooking Class

April 11, 2015

General and staff officers

Yesteryear's Essentials

April 17-19, 2015

Spinning wheel Drop spindle

Spinning Workshop

May 9, 2015

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

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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