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Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

29100 W River Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551-6019
+1 800-283-8916
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Great Historic site, fun place for the kids

Great place to learn a lot of history that took place here. The hills and buildings are so much... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
simpleman66
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Living history

Fort Miegs has a long history with wonderfully open grounds and block houses. The recovered... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
LennyV28
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
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16 Apr 2017
“Great Historic site, fun place for the kids”
12 Apr 2017
“Living history”
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29100 W River Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551-6019
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great place to learn a lot of history that took place here. The hills and buildings are so much fun for the kids to play in and around. Great place also for a picnic. Make sure you pick a dry day. The grounds tend to...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Fort Miegs has a long history with wonderfully open grounds and block houses. The recovered artifacts are amazing to see. The historians are very well versed and really enjoy what they do.

Thank LennyV28
Fort_Meigs, Manager at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to our site.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We took the grandkids and they loved doing the scavenger hunt. Well organized and nice layout . Enjoyable

Thank Bev E
Fort_Meigs, Manager at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, responded to this review

Thank you. We're glad you enjoyed yourselves during your visit.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Fort Meigs on the banks of the Maumee river played an important part in the war of 1812. A good place to walk and stop at various block houses to view their exhibits. One stop has an uniformed soldier who demonstrates musket firing.The main building...More

Thank Zeta883
Fort_Meigs, Manager at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to our site.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Fort is mainly the outer structure and the towers. It would be even better if the inside had more of the original buildings and set up. The big plus to the site is the entry building where the history unfolds on the fort and...More

Thank Al L
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I visited on Fort Meigs on Independence Day 2016. There were special programs including cannon firing and other weapons demonstrations so that it took longer than usual to see everything. However, including the visitor center and all of the exhibits in the blockhouses and the...More

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Fort_Meigs, Manager at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We're glad you were able to visit during a special event and see all that we have to offer.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were visiting the area and actually stumbled onto this place by accident, on Veterans Day, as we were walking the Maumee river. Cool old fort. Interesting to see the grounds and read a bit of history. We went in November and the place was...More

Thank NUTN2000
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Well worth a visit. Largest reconstructed fort in nation. War of 1812 era. Limited access to blockhouses within the fort in non summer months. Impressive. Superior museum and gift shop. Spotless. Easily accessible and good parking. Hope ;you are as pleased and surprised as we...More

Thank Clyde M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stumbled across Fort Meigs while visiting President William Henry Harrison's tomb in North Bend, Ohio (also an awesome site to visit). While reading Harrison's resume,his experience as a war general caught my eye. On the way to Toledo, we made a side stop at...More

Thank janet m
Fort_Meigs, Manager at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind words! We're thrilled that you had such a wonderful time at our site and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place offers a great way to experience local history (the good and the bad), and get some great views in the process. Fort Meigs has a ton of calendar activities through the year, but even when nothing is going on it is worth walking...More

Thank Jeffery C
Fort_Meigs, Manager at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, responded to this review

We're glad you had a good experience at our site! Thank you for the review.

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Charwatkin
Are there still activities going on during the week in September?
18 August 2015|
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Response from Fort_Meigs | Property representative |
The Fort is Open Wednesday through Sunday throughout September. We have an interpreter dressed in the Uniform of an American Soldier located in the Quartermaster building when he is not giving group tours, please call ahead... More
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