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.
  • Wood, straw, and water are provided.
  • Indoor restrooms are on-site.
  • 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

* Sutler Fee Payment Option
In lieu of $35 an item with a retail value of $35 may be donated for raffle or handed out as a door prize during the event. (Specific raffle option at the discretion of ONMHA and/or Fort Meigs.)

Your sutlery will be noted as a raffle/door prize sponsor. Please indicate in the notes section of your registration form if you will donate an item or pay the fee. Thanks!

** 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

Ohio 1776 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

War of 1812

First Siege 1813

May 28 - 29, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.


Muster on the Maumee

June 18 - 19, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

Revolutionary War

Ohio 1776

August 6 - 7, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

Skilled Trades

Life in Early Ohio

August 20 - 21, 2016

Registration is closed for this event.

Fort Meigs is creating a Re-enactor Database

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Re-enactor Database