If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.


– Rudyard Kipling

First Siege – 1813

Fort Meigs Historic Site 29100 West River Road, Perrysburg, OH

In the spring of 1813, the American position at Fort Meigs came under attack from British and Allied American Indian Armies.  This event commemorates the dramatic nine day siege which defended Ohio in the War of 1812. First Siege - 1813 is a two-day encampment and reenactment within the 10 acre restored fort in Perrysburg, […]

Crossbow to Cartridge

Fort Meigs Historic Site 29100 West River Road, Perrysburg, OH

Behold the great revolution in military technology, the adoption of gunpowder. Crossbow to Cartridge is a living history event for the 15th-17th centuries. Military camps to explore, weapons demonstrations and lively engagement with the warriors and campfollowers of distant Europe and Early America. Living history enthusiasts are encouraged to register for participation

Brigade – Napoleon!

Brigade – Napoleon!

Fort Meigs Historic Site 29100 West River Road, Perrysburg, OH

Fort Meigs Historic Site examines the veteran armies of Europe and the conflict that engulfed the rest of the world during the War of 1812. This two day encampment and heavy drill session event offers the great opportunity of recruitment and the refinement of military drill to our great guests Brigade Napoleon.  Fort staff offer […]

Historical Encampment at the Gathering at Garst

Garst Museum, Historic Greene Ville, Ohio 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH

Historical Timeline Event from Native American Civilizations to the Civil War Era.  Vendors, demonstrators, speakers, music and reenactors will remind and teach us about defining events and peoples who shaped our country's history.  Hear the stories, throw a tomahawk or shoot a muzzleloader, take part in a pioneer challenge, watch the cannons fire.  Public admission […]

18th C. Market Fair

18th C. Market Fair

Historic Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY

Join us October 27th - 29th, 2023 for 18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove! You can participate in 18th c. style entertainment, purchase replicas of 18th century military and household items, enjoy food and drink as our founders did, meet and converse with early Americans. Mock battles for our country’s independence will take place! […]

$5 – $10

Brigade – Napoleon!

Brigade – Napoleon!

Fort Meigs Historic Site 29100 West River Road, Perrysburg, OH

Fort Meigs Historic Site examines the veteran armies of Europe and the conflict that engulfed the rest of the world during the War of 1812. This two day encampment and heavy drill session event offers the great opportunity of recruitment and the refinement of military drill to our great guests Brigade Napoleon.  Fort staff offer […]