Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Re-enactor Registration

Event Information

General Information
  • All participants must be pre-registered and part of a unit to attend. Walk-ins will be turned away.
  • Be prepared to participate. All participants should plan to take part in at least one scheduled activity each day of the event.
  • Wood and water are provided and indoor restrooms are on-site.
  • Straw is no longer provided but it is available 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 check-in 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 must 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 should check in at the Visitor Center prior to set up.
  • Friday arrivals please check in at the general registration area.
  • Sutler fees are waived starting in 2018.

... 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

War of 1812

First Siege 1813

May 26 - 27, 2018

Registration ends May 11.

Print and mail your registration instead.

New WWII Emphasis!

Muster on the Maumee

June 16 - 17, 2018

Registration ends June 1.

Print and mail your registration instead.

Rev War / Skilled Trades

Revolution on the Ohio Frontier

August 25 - 26, 2018

Registration ends August 10.

Print and mail your registration instead.