Traffic Advisory: OH-65 is closed between OH-25 and N. Ridge Dr.

Detour from OH-25/Dixie Hwy west on Eckel Junction Rd to Ft Meigs Rd. Turn right on Ft Meigs Rd then turn right on W. River Rd. Our entrance will be on the left.

Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Historic Maps

Created by Those Who Served

  • Lieutant Joseph H. Larwill's map of Fort Meigs
  • Larwill's Map
  • Drawn by 1st Lt. Joseph H. Larwill, 2nd Regiment, U.S. Artillery
  • Credit: Maumee Valley Historical Society & Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
  • Captain Daniel Cushing's map of Fort Meigs
  • Cushing's Map
  • Drawn by Captain Daniel Cushing, 2nd Regiment, U.S. Artillery
  • Credit: Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
  • Anonymous plan of Fort Meigs
  • Plan of Fort Meigs
  • Anonymous
  • Credit: Western Reserve Historical Society

At this time this is the most romantic looking place that ever my eyes saw; to look from the battery on to the river and meadows is the greatest charm of any place that ever was in any country that I ever traveled in...

~ Captain Daniel Cushing
2nd Regiment, U.S. Artillery
March 20, 1813