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River Raisin National Battlefield Park, Monroe

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Located on the site of the Battle of Frenchtown that occurred between January 18 to January 23, 1813, between forces allied with the British Empire and the United States of America. One of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812, it was called a National Calamity for the United States by General (later President) William Henry Harrison.
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  • Came here today for a pre-Easter event and boy, oh boy...what a GREAT day! Kids did fun old-style games, there were snacks (cookies, donuts, juice, cider and coffee), staff/volunteers were so fun and ...  more »
  • There is a small visitor center here that shows a 20 minute video of this battle if you wish to view it. There are some explanations of battle and history around the time along with a few artifacts. T...  more »
  • One of the newest additions to the National Park System, the River Raisin Battlefield is the site of a forgotten battle in Michigan whose aftermath would eventually set the stage for some of the Ameri...  more »