December 10, 2023 | 12pm – 5 pm
See the fort decorated for the holidays and discover winter festivities in early America!
Bonfires, storytellers, historic games, toy soldier painting, tomahawk throwing, quill and ink Christmas cards, wax sealing letters, candle dipping and more!
Hot mulled cider, hot mulled teas, hot cocoa, and bake & take cookies from the historic army bake ovens.
Admission: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $3 Children
ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS - 2024
April 13 & 14, 2024
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.
Cost: $110 per participant, $100 for OHC Members
Yesteryear’s Essentials Revisited: Fads and Fashions in the time of Jane Austen
April 13-14, 2024
A weekend conference of lectures, workshops, presentations, and more. Learn more here.
May 17 & 18, 2024
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
"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