Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Memorial Day Commemoration

May 29, 2017

A Solemn Occasion

Join the staff and volunteers of Fort Meigs in honoring our nation's fallen heroes. War of 1812 soldiers and civilians reenact camp life throughout the day. A special wreath laying ceremony takes place at 2 p.m. at the Fort Meigs Monument. The ceremony ends with a wreath laying and musket salute at the Pennsylvania Monument. Site hours 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Three rounds will be fired from the principal Batteries this day at 12 O'Clock in honor of our Brethren who have fallen during the siege.

~ General Orders, Camp Meigs
May 9, 1813

Event Hours

  • 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Detailed schedule below

Event Admission Rates

  • Adults: $8.00
  • Seniors (60+): $7.00
  • Students: $4.00
  • Ages 5 & Under, OHC members, U.S. Military Active Duty & Veterans: FREE

Please note: Schedule and activities subject to change without notice.


Event details are still being developed. As the event draws near the schedule will be posted here. The wreath laying ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. Further details coming soon.