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    River Raisin

    National Battlefield Park Michigan

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April 02, 2012
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River Raisin Battlefield park planning to begin.

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“Major Muskrat” for dinner?? Oh no! The rodent, common to southeastern Michigan, helped early European settlers ward off starvation during the lean years of the War of 1812. And muskrat remains a local delicacy. Typically, it’s parboiled with vegetables, cut in half and then fried with onions. More...