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program at Fort Meigs this Saturday, November 5

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  • James Yaworsky
    The World at War Miniature War Gaming Day at Fort Meigs November 5th Come fight the War of 1812, Civil War, World War I, space aliens and more, all in one
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 3, 2011
      "The World at War"

      Miniature War Gaming Day at Fort Meigs

      November 5th

      Come fight the War of 1812, Civil War, World War I, space aliens and more, all in one room! Miniature war-gaming experts help you play more than 20 different games and learn about this family friendly hobby. The tabletop battles will include historical events and some fantasy and sci-fi games as well. No experience is required and kids of all ages are welcome. Admission includes the miniature war gaming and the museum. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the visitor center on November 5th. Admission to the event is $5 for adults, $4 for children, and free for OHS members and children five and under.

      War-gaming experts from the Great Lakes Chapter of the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society will guide you through different games and teach you how to play your own games at home using plastic soldiers and simple rules. Gaming vendors will be on site to offer miniature soldiers and other gaming products for purchase. Here is the vendor list:

      The Armory Hobbies - http://www.armoryhobby.com

      Hobby Town USA - http://www.hobbytown.com

      The Plastic Guys - www.Plasticguys@...

      Steve Phillips smallmen53@... Steve deals exclusively with lead soldiers

      Games Include:

      Vikings! Viking clans mix it up without the Saxons to interfere.

      The War of 1812

      Star Wars: Shoot Out on Tatooine Get your party of heroes, bounty hunters, or maybe even Jabba the Hut to the "Aluminum Falcon" the last ship on the planet.

      Giant Heroscape

      The Battle of Belmont 1861

      Wings of War World War One aircraft game

      "Not Your Normal Skate Board Race" If you've ever skate boarded you probably never raced like this.

      Flames of War: The Battle of Tobruk WWII in North Africa

      Flames of War: Tank Fight 1944

      Tank War: Eastern Front July 1944 During Operation Bagration

      Plus many more!

      Food will also be available for purchase. All money raised from concessions goes towards the restoration of the shelter house at Fort Meigs.

      Fort Meigs, the largest reconstructed, wooden-walled fort in the country, is located one mile west of downtown Perrysburg on W. River Road (S.R. 65). For more information on this event or all of the other events at this National Historic Landmark, visit us on-line at www.fortmeigs.org or call 800-283-8916.
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