Kentucky was a major player in the War of 1812, also known as the Second War for American Independence. Reenactments and ceremonies are taking place across the nation in remembrance through January 2015 of those who gave their lives.
FORT MEIGS, Ohio -- Beyond the sounds of musket volleys and cannon blasts, the smells of campfires and gunpowder, the sights of blacksmiths, tents, 19th century soldiers, and drum-and-fife corps, one might reasonably wonder what has drawn throngs of people to Fort Meigs this weekend for a three-day bicentennial celebration of its first siege.
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