Special Events & Activities

ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS - 2023

January 22, February 26, & March 26, 2023

Enjoy tea and learn a new craft inspired by the skills of yesteryear.

The Second Sunday of Each Month in 2023 1pm-4pm

A wide variety of tabletop games designed to engage all levels of the family.

  • TBD for 2023

Tour the fort by lantern light!

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. $45 per participant (historic recipe booklet and meal included!)

Garrison Weekend: WWII

April 29-30, 2023

Experience WWII camp life and military tactics.

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 27-28, 2023

See history come to life at this War of 1812 reenactment.

Reenactors click here to register

May 29, 2023

Join us in honoring our nation’s fallen heroes.

June 3-4, 2023

Explore the technological advancements from crossbows to gunpowder in the 15th to 17th centuries.

 

June 17-18, 2023

Join us for our newest living history event!

July 4, 2023

See the celebrations of July 4, 1813 recreated.

August 12-13, 2023

Discover the American Revolution!

Reenactors click here to register

TBD, 2023

Discover historic skills & trades.

Reenactors click here to register

October 20, 21, 27, 28, 2023

Discover the spookier side of this historic place.

TBD

Celebrate the holidays!

"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