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River Raisin National Battlefield Park, Monroe, Mich.

James Salzano

River Raisin

Frenchtown

The River Raisin National Battlefield Park commemorates the January 1813 battle and the subsequent massacre of the same name during the War of 1812.  Officially opened in 2011, visitors can learn more about the conflict at the visitor center, which offers a diorama of the River Raisin settlement, a theater with an educational movie about the battle, and ranger talks.

River Raisin: What's Nearby

Monroe, MI

Related Battles

Michigan | January 18, 1813
Result: United Kingdom Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,116
United States
934
United Kingdom
182