• Painting of Frenchtown settlement

    River Raisin

    National Battlefield Park Michigan

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  • Fall Children's Craft Day!

    Saturday, October 25, 2014

    Join us on Sat. Oct. 25, 2014 where you can learn how to make crafts like the Frenchtown settlers & Native-Americans did over 200 years ago! More

  • Spirits of the River Raisin!

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Spirits of the River Raisin sponsored by the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation More

Did You Know?

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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...