Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Directions

Location

Fort Meigs
29100 W. River Rd. (OH-65)
Perrysburg, OH 43551

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From the North

From I-75, take Exit 195 (OH-795 Perrysburg/Millbury). Turn left onto OH-795 (Avenue Rd.) and travel approximately 3.5 miles through Perrysburg. Fort Meigs is located on the west side of town and will be on the right-hand side. (OH-795/Avenue Rd. becomes Indiana Ave. becomes W. River Rd.)

From the East or West

From I-80/90 (Ohio Turnpike), take Exit 64 (I-75). Follow I-75 South to Exit 195 (OH-795 Perrysburg/Millbury) Turn left onto OH-795 (Avenue Rd.) and travel approximately 3.5 miles through Perrysburg. Fort Meigs is located on the west side of town and will be on the right-hand side. (OH-795/Avenue Rd. becomes Indiana Ave. becomes W. River Rd.)

From the South

From I-75, take Exit 193 (US-20/US-23 Perrysburg/Fremont). Turn left onto Fremont Pike. (Fremont Pike becomes Sandusky St.) Turn left onto E. Indiana Ave. (Indiana Ave. becomes W. River Rd.) Fort Meigs is approximately 1.5 miles on the right.

A Note for GPS Users

We've discovered most GPS units and online mapping services (like Google Maps) will get you to us but often they'll incorrectly place the location of Fort Meigs' entrance. Please take care with the last stage of your journey. Click on the following image for details:

GPS Correction map to Fort Meigs

About the time I broke out with mumps we Received marching orders to go to fort Meigs... Started for fort Meigs on a forced march without our tents or Camp Equippage... [sic] and it began to rain and rained on us two days in succession and almost without intermission and... I thought that I should Die with misery.

~ William B. Northcutt, Volunteer
Ball's Squadron, U.S. Light Dragoons