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First Siege 1813

First Siege 1813

Fort Meigs: Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield
29100 W River Rd.
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Saturday, May 25 - Sunday, May 26, 20249:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


As April 29, 1813 dawned, the soldiers at Fort Meigs had been surrounded for two days by British forces and their Native American allies. This was a defining moment in the history of our state and nation. The First Siege of Fort Meigs would help turn the tide of war and usher in a series of American victories that would secure the Ohio frontier. 

Join us as Fort Meigs hosts re-enactors from across the U.S. and Canada to commemorate the First Siege of Fort Meigs by recreating authentic military camps and tactical demonstrations. Experience period camps, musket and cannon demonstrations, battle re-enactments, hands-on activities, and more! Schedule of Events coming soon!


War of 1812 re-enactors are invited to attend First Siege 1813. Pre-registration is required. Register individually or register your entire unit – all on one form! Head to the First Siege 1813 registration form now!

Public Hours

Saturday & Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Admission Rates

Adults: $15.00
Seniors (60+): $13.00
Students: $10.00
OHC members: $3.00
Ages 5 & Under: FREE

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