Fort Amanda

Admission to Fort Amanda in Wapakoneta is free.

  • Open: Daily during daylight hours
  • Location: (Map It) State Route 198, 1/4 miles South of Fort Amanda Rd. in Wapakoneta, Ohio
  • Phone: 844-306-3360
  • Web: click here

Fort Amanda in Wapakoneta captures what war was like in 1812. Visitors can read the diary of Ohio militiaman Ensign William Schillinger, which provides a daily account of everything like the weather, events unfolding, personal thoughts, and other observations. The fort itself served as an important supply depot during the War of 1812. It included five blockhouses, cabins, and storage buildings. The walls of the fort were nearly 12-feet above ground.

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