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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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 […]

The Sixty Years War for Ohio: American Revolution

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

Fort Meigs examines the The Sixty Years War for Ohio, a multi-generational conflict fueled by many nations. This centerpiece chapter, the American Revolution, explores, presents, and commemorates the battles, skirmishes, and people which defined the frontier in what is now Ohio. The two day encampment features tours, lectures, military drill, battle reenactments, camp life, music, […]

Life In Early Ohio

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

This two day encampment explores and presents the trades people of early Ohio and the support machine feeding the War of 1812 ubin a civilian re-enactment. Blacksmithing, Leather working, Tinsmithing, Army Recruiting, Medicine, Woodworking, Rope making, Soap making, and Candle production are featured and exulted amongst many others.  Military displays are also part of the […]

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Yesteryears’ Essentials Revisited: Fads & Fashions in the Time of Jane Austen

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

A weekend long conference on historic clothing from early 19th century America and Europe. Saturday fashion show and lecture presentations. Saturday evening soiree.  Sunday hands-on workshops creating items with the presenters of the previous day.  Vendors will be present to supply participants.