Remember the Raisin!

River Raisin National Battlefield Park preserves, commemorates, and interprets the January 1813 battles of the War of 1812 and their aftermath in Monroe and Wayne counties in SE Michigan. The Battle resulted in the greatest victory for Tecumseh’s American Indian confederation and the greatest defeat for the U.S. The resulting rally cry “Remember the Raisin” spurred support for the rest of the war.

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American Indian Speaker Series!

Join us for an American Indian speaker series where presenters will discuss the American Indians role in the War of 1812 and their Forced Removal.

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Eastern Woodland Native-Americans & War of 1812!

Don't miss Jamie Oxendine's presentation "The Culture of the Eastern Woodland Native-Americans and Their Involvement in the War of 1812" July 25, 2pm.

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Child Challenge Days!

Join us throughout the summer for many exciting children's activities - archaeology digs, crafts, games, fur trading, mini militia, geocaching, etc...

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Pack & Ride!

Pack a lunch and enjoy a relaxing tour along the River Raisin Heritage Trail on July 18. Learn about nature, the Battle and history of Monroe County.

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Celebrating the Centennial!

Look how we are Celebrating the Centennial of the National Park Service!

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Stay connected to River Raisin!

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.

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War of 1812 Driving Tour

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.

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