• Painting of Frenchtown settlement

    River Raisin

    National Battlefield Park Michigan

News

RIVER RAISIN NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK SELECTED AS 2012 NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION AMERICA'S BEST IDEA GRANT RECIPIENT

River Raisin National Battlefield Park joins 48 National Parks across the country to participate in the National Park Foundation's 2012 program!

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NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION AWARDS RIVER RAISIN NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK A 2012 ACTIVE TRAILS PROGRAM GRANT

U.S. Senator Levin and U.S. Congressman Dingell the National Park Foundation for Selecting River Raisin National Battlefield Park as

One of only Thirteen National Parks to Participate in the 2012 Active Trails Program and Invite the Public to Attend the Events on June 30th and September 1st and 2nd!

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Did You Know?

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During the War of 1812, after seizing eastern Maine and ravaging the New England coast, British troops invaded the Chesapeake, causing a frantic U.S. retreat in Maryland that was dubbed “the Bladensburg races.” The British then marched into Washington, which American officials had hastily abandoned, leaving behind a formal dinner set at the White House. British troops devoured the victuals and wine before burning the White House, Congress, and other buildings. More...