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The Old Fort: Siege of Fort Wayne 1812

  • 1201 Spy Run Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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  • Presented By: Old Fort
  • Dates:
    June 12, 2021
    June 13, 2021
  • Location: The Old Fort
  • Price: All of our events are open to the public during the hours listed. Unless specifically noted, all events are free. Donations are gratefully accepted!


Siege of Ft. Wayne – 1812

Date: June 12th thru June 13th, 2021

Saturday: 10:00am–6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

The city of Fort Wayne played a critical role in our country’s history.  This weekend, the Old Fort will recreate the events of the historic Siege of Fort Wayne during the War of 1812.  The clash of American forces against the Natives, sponsored by the British, decided the fate of the last US outpost on the frontier.  Had Fort Wayne fallen, Great Britain would have controlled the entire western border of the United States. The weekend will include battle reenactments, period artisans, demonstrations, and children’s activities.

On-going demonstrations include: blacksmith,  weaver, gunsmith, textiles, woodwright, toys and games tent, traditional music, mini-militia, Fort Guided Tours on the half-hour


Event Schedules

Due to ongoing precautions during the COVID-19 Pandemic, events may be subject to changes, attendance restrictions, or cancellations. Please check with the event host and or venue for any events you are planning to attend. 

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