• Painting of Frenchtown settlement

    River Raisin

    National Battlefield Park Michigan

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  • Children's Arrowhead Necklace Craft Day

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Learn to make an arrowhead necklace like the Native-Americans did over 200 years ago! More

  • Celebrate Arbor Day!

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Be a part of history! Help us plant 2000 seedlings on the Battlefield! 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...