Remember the Raisin!
River Raisin is the site of the devastating January 1813 Battles of Frenchtown that occurred during the War of 1812. The battles typified the conflicting interest central to the war but, in the end, the killing and ransom of unprotected American prisoners galvanized America. The resulting polemical rally cry “Remember the Raisin” spurred America’s successful re-taking of the Northwest Territories.Read More
Major Muskrat Collectibles are here!
River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation is pleased to offer Major Muskrat Collectibles for your holiday needs!Read More
Join us for a Christmas Tea and Open House at the Battlefield on Dec. 14, 2013 between 1-3 pm. Enjoy live Christmas music, tea and treats.Read More
Free Field Trips & Transportation!
Teachers check if your Monroe County, MI or Wayne County, MI school qualifies for our "Free Ticket to Ride" Scholarship for 3rd-8th grades!Read More
Stay connected to River Raisin!
Find out more about the Park and Major Muskrat by visiting us on Facebook! Check it out on our Social Media page.Read More
Let's Get Outside!
Paved trails to walk, run, or cycle connecting major historic sites, state and local parks, nationally significant buildings and ecological features.Read More
Drive & explore War of 1812 sites!
A mesmerizing historical road trip, this behind-the-wheel commemorative quest takes you through parts of Michigan, Ohio, and southern Ontario.Read More
Did You Know?
River Raisin National Battlefield Park was established as the 393rd unit of the United States National Park Service. It was designated as a Michigan Historic Site on February 18, 1956 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1982. It officially began operation as a national park unit on October 22, 2010 and is the only national battlefield park from the War of 1812. More...