Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Siege of Fort Meigs”
Since last year, Ohio has been celebrating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and our state’s role in this important historical event. Early May is a notable time in the story of the war, as it marks the 200th anniversary of the first Siege of Fort Meigs, a bloody conflict that served as a key turning point for American forces.
Fort Meigs was a strategic fortification along the banks of the Maumee River in present-day Perrysburg, Ohio. Construction on the fort began in February 1813 with the intention[…]
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Siege of Fort Meigs
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