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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

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!

Memorial Day Commemoration

May 27, 2024 | 12pm-5pm

A Solemn Occasion

Join the staff and volunteers of Fort Meigs in honoring our nation’s fallen heroes. War of 1812 soldiers and civilians reenact camp life throughout the day. A special wreath laying ceremony takes place at 2:00 p.m. at the Fort Meigs Monument. The site is open from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Second Sunday Tabletop Games

Next Second Sunday Gaming Day: May 12, 2024 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Second Sunday Tabletop Games

Next Second Sunday Gaming Day(s):  SAT May 25 & SUN May 26, 2024

During First Siege, there will be multiple fast play games fun for all ages!

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