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Published: 5/3/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Fort Meigs celebrates Bicentennial

The evening, attended by several hundred people, kicked off the Bicentennial weekend festivities at the fort, including re-enactments. Several companies of re-enactors, including Fort Meigs' Cushings Company 2d Artillery, were present on Friday, May 3, 2013. CLICK ON ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

Spectators creep closer to cannon fire during half an hour of fire. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Spectators creep closer to cannon fire during half an hour of fire.
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Ian Crisenbery, 8, left, turned out with dozens of other spectators to watch the half an hour of cannon fire. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ian Crisenbery, 8, left, turned out with dozens of other spectators to watch the half an hour of cannon fire.
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A smoke ring billows up from bank of the Maumee River during half an hour of an exchange of cannon fire. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A smoke ring billows up from bank of the Maumee River during half an hour of an exchange of cannon fire.
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Perrysburg resident John McCarthy, center, talks with his granddaughter Delaney McCarthy, 6, right, as the pair wait for a volley of fire during the half an hour of cannon fire. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Perrysburg resident John McCarthy, center, talks with his granddaughter Delaney McCarthy, 6, right, as the pair wait for a volley ...
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Brothers Kadin, 10, left, and Kasin Schultz, 7, both of Springfield, center, play with Grey William Welsh, 9, of Greene County, right, during half an hour of cannon fire. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Brothers Kadin, 10, left, and Kasin Schultz, 7, both of Springfield, center, play with Grey William Welsh, 9, of Greene ...
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Spectators line up to watch an exchange of half an hour of cannon fire. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Spectators line up to watch an exchange of half an hour of cannon fire.
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A cannon fires during half an hour of exchange Friday, May 3, 2013 between Fort Meigs in Perrysburg and other re-enactors on the opposite bank of the Maumee River. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A cannon fires during half an hour of exchange Friday, May 3, 2013 between Fort Meigs in Perrysburg and other ...
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