Independence Day – 1813
Jul. 04 2023
Fort Meigs 29100 West River Road, Perrysburg, OH, USA Open in Google Map
Noon–5 p.m. 18 gun salute at 2 p.m.

The Artillery Regiments of Fort Meigs recreate the celebrations of July 4, 1813 exactly as the US Army did during the War of 1812. This is a day of demonstrations and merry making that climaxes with an 18 gun salute accompanied by 18 toasts, and 18 songs played by the regimental band. This event is a unique way to celebrate the nation’s birthday with a focus on history and goes way beyond the typical fireworks.

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