Saturday, August 3, 2013
Fort Stephenson Bicentennial Celebration
The Bicentennial of the Battle of Fort Stephenson in the War of 1812 is being celebrated August 2-4, 2013 in Fremont, Ohio. Under the leadership of George Croghan, the Americans were successful in holding off the British troops. The Battle took place at Fort Stephenson, now Fremont, Ohio, on August 2, 1813. A Battle re-enactment will take place on Saturday and Sunday of the Bicentennial Celebration weekend. To read more about the Battle of Fort Stephenson, and the War of 1812 in Ohio, see this online War of 1812: Commemorative Edition, which is a joint project of the Fremont News Messenger and the Port Clinton News Herald. Event which are taking place this weekend include: live music,church services, and many re-enactors on the celebration grounds, adjacent to the Sandusky County Courthouse.
Posted by Dorene from Ohio at 7:45 PM