ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS - 2023
April 15, April 16, 2023
Learn the basics of heating, shaping, and bending metal while working on a reproduction of an early 19th century travelling forge, similar to those used by the U.S. Army during the War of 1812.
This is a beginners-level hands-on workshop. Space is extremely limited. Call 419-874-4121 to register. $75 per participant
April 22, 2023
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. *Prepaid Reservation Required*
Experience life in an 1812 kitchen! Learn how to cook on an open hearth with period kitchen tools.
Space is limited. Call 419-874-4121 to register. $40 per participant (historic recipe booklet and meal included!)
May 6-7, 2023
Examine the military make-up of the world’s armies 100 years after the War of 1812 and roughly 100 years hence.
May 19-20, 2023
Fort Meigs hosts the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society, Great Lakes Chapter War Gaming Conference. There are over 30 tabletop games featuring various historical time periods
August 5, 2023
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. *Prepaid Registration Required*
Learn how to make your own reproduction leather document case based in an original owned by a shoemaker in the 1740s.
Space is limited
August 12-13, 2023
Discover the American Revolution!
Reenactors click here to register
Coming in 2024
"A band of musick [sic] this evening drew the attention of the fort. It was composed of a drum, two flutes, two cornets and a lyre."
~ Anonymous Private
Simonton's Co., Ohio Militia
June 6, 1813
Image Credit: Fort Meigs