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.