The Fort is now open for the 2024 outdoor season!  

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Fort Meigs Historic Site is managed by the Fort Meigs Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit, on behalf of the Ohio History Connection

Yesteryear’s Essentials Revisited: Fads & Fashions in the time of Jane Austen 

April 13-14, 2024

A Weekend Conference of Lectures, Workshops, Presentations, and More!

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First Siege 1813

May 25 & 26, 2024 | 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join us as Fort Meigs hosts re-enactors from across the U.S. and Canada to commemorate the First Siege of Fort Meigs by recreating authentic military camps and tactical demonstrations. Experience period camps, musket and cannon demonstrations, battle re-enactments, hands-on activities, and more!

Second Sunday Tabletop Games

Next Second Sunday Gaming Day: May 12, 2024

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Every second Sunday of the month we host historical miniature tabletop games in the classrooms! The featured games change each month. There are a variety of easy to learn games for all ages.

Check out our Podcast Series!

The Foot of the Rapids showcases diary entries, memoirs, letters home, poems, and music to convey exciting historic themes of The War of 1812.

Hosted by the staff of Fort Meigs Historic Site.

Photo credit: Weaver
Background image credit: Library of Congress