Closing early Friday, December 16, 2016

Fort Meigs will close at 1:00 p.m. for a staff Christmas party. See all the Winter 2016 Holiday Hours.

Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Re-enactor Registration

Event Information

General Information
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  • All participants must be pre-registered and part of a unit to attend. Walk-ins will be turned away.
  • All participants should be prepared to take part in one scheduled activity each day of the event.
  • Wood, and water are provided.
  • Indoor restrooms are on-site.
  • Straw is no longer provided but it is avialable less than 2 miles away at Luckey Farmers.
  • There is no ice on site. There are a number of gas stations within a several minute drive of the fort where ice can be purchased, however.
  • Re-enactor registration opens at 12:00 noon Friday. No one is permitted to begin set-up prior to this time, except sutlers.
  • Everyone age 16+ must check-in and sign the safety waiver at the registration area upon arrival.

War of 1812 Camp

Artillery Information
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  • A 3-pound gun or larger is required to take part in a tactical.
  • A full crew compliment is required to take part in a tactical.
  • No pre-rolled rounds allowed. Rounds will be made on site under staff supervision.
  • Guns are subject to inspection by site staff.
Sutler & Trader Information
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Sutlers may set up after noon on the Thursday prior to the event and must check in at the Visitor Center prior to set up. (Friday arrivals please check in at the general registration area)

Vendor Fees:
  • Sutlers: $35.00 (or a donation *)
  • Blanket traders: $15.00
  • Mongers: $5.00

Sutlers have canvas. Blanket traders have a blanket laid out in camp. Mongers wander the site.

All fees must be pre-paid. ** Make checks to:

Old Northwest Military History Association
Attn: Special Events
P.O. Box 234
Perrysburg, OH 43552

** Fees Doubled On-Site

Sutlers, Blanket Traders, and Mongers who do not prepay (or sutlers that fail to announce intention to donate on their registration form) will be charged double on-site.

Regulated Events

Revolution on the Ohio Frontier sutler attendance is by invitation only. Sutlers registering for Fort Meigs' may be contacted by event coordinators prior to being allowed to participate. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

... two barges came from Cleveland with tea, coffee, sugar, butter, cheese, potatoes & tobacco with other articles & etc.

~ Anonymous Private
Simonton's Co., Ohio Militia
June 12, 1813

Registration Forms

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War of 1812
Event

First Siege 1813

December 10 - 11, 2016

Registration ends December 2.

Registration ends December 2.
Extended through December 3!

Registration is closed for this event.

Print and mail your registration instead.

Timeline
Event

Muster on the Maumee

June 17 - 18, 2016

Registration ends May 31.

Registration ends May 31.
Extended through June 9!

Registration is closed for this event.

Print and mail your registration instead.

Skilled Trades
Event

Revolution on the Ohio Frontier

August 19 - 20, 2016

Registration ends August 4.

Registration ends August 4
Extended through August 11!

Registration is closed for this event.

Print and mail your registration instead

War of 1812
Event

First Siege 1813

May 28 - 29, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

Timeline
Event

Muster on the Maumee

June 18 - 19, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

Revolutionary War
Event

Ohio 1776

August 6 - 7, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

Skilled Trades
Event

Life in Early Ohio

August 20 - 21, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

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Re-enactor Database