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British Major Ornament

New 2013 British Major Muskrat!

River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation is pleased to offer Limited Edition hand-made Major Muskrat Ornaments!

New 2013 British Major Muskrat Ornaments now available for a $25 donation

2012 Kentucky Major Ornaments available for $25 donation

2011 Ranger Major Muskrat Ornaments available for $25 donation

Each ornament is numbered and dated and comes with a certificate. Please call the Battlefield at 734-243-7136 for more information or to purchase an ornament

 
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River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation is pleased to offer the New Major Muskrat Plush!

Major Muskrat in new plush form is available for $10.00 and comes with his Ranger attire.

Additional outfits for the Major are available for $5.00 each and include British, French Settler, Native-American and Kentuckian.

Please call the Battlefield at 734-243-7136 for more information or to purchase yours today!

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...