August 16, 2024
In an effort to accommodate all types of schooling into our historic programming, we offer days set aside for homeschool students to enjoy Fort Meigs. This program includes a day of rich activities advancing the social studies curriculum.
Appropriate for ages 9-14. Limited to 70 People
Registration Required: 419-874-4121
Students will be divided into groups based on age. A series of educational stations will be set up inside the fort for group rotations.
- Origin of the War of 1812
- Frontier fort construction
- Soldier’s living conditions, food
- Soldiers uniforms, equipment, weapons, and responsibilities
- Fighting conditions and formations
- Artillery science
- Monuments and memory
Students will be divided into three groups of mixed ages to participate in a mock siege with engineers, artillerists, and infantry squaring off in a battle to defend or capture a replica fort. Students will use their problem solving skills, as well as build their teamwork and sportsmanship skills.
- Students: $7.00
- Teachers/Parents: $5.00
Registration Required. Call 419-874-4121
*Event day is rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.
*Parents and accompanying small children who are not participating are welcome to explore the property and the museum.