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River Raisin National Battlefield Park
River Raisin National Battlefield Park Summer in the Park credits NPS Photo
Visitors enjoy the period gardens and trails in the Park
River Raisin National Battlefield Park River Raisin National Battlefield Park Visitor Cen credits NPS Photo
Entrance to the Park Visitor Center
River Raisin National Battlefield Park British Sled Cannon credits NPS Photo
British ingenuity - adopting their cannons for the snowy conditions at the Battle
River Raisin National Battlefield Park Battle of the River Raisin credits Painting by Tim Kurtz
The January 22, 1813 Battle raging in the snowy village of Frenchtown
RIVER RAISIN NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK
RIVER RAISIN NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK
1403 East Elm Avenue
Monroe, Michigan   48162
(lat:41.9112 lon:-83.3767)

Phone: 734-243-7136
Email:
River Raisin National Battlefield Park preserves, commemorates, and interprets the January 1813 battles of the War of 1812 and their aftermath in Monroe and Wayne counties in SE Michigan. The Battle resulted in the greatest victory for Tecumseh's American Indian confederation and the greatest defeat for the U.S. The resulting rally cry "Remember the Raisin" spurred support for the rest of the war.


Location
River Raisin National Battlefield Park is located near Carleton, Flat Rock and Grosse Ile


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Area Campgrounds
River Raisin Canoe Livery
Plank Road
Dundee, MI
734-529-9029
Harbortown RV Resort
14931 LaPlaisance Road
Monroe, MI
734-384-4700
Area Fishing Related Businesses
Erie Party Shoppe
6838 Laplaisance Rd
Monroe, MI
(734) 457-0006
Charlie's Boat & Bait Market
13468 Laplaisance Rd
Monroe, MI
(734) 241-1545
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
Camp Patmos - Kelleys Island, OH
Conference Center
Week long youth camps. Located on the shores of Kelleys Island. Guests will learn to sail, wakeboard, waterski while enjoying the beauty of the Lake Erie island.
40.7 miles from park*
Campgrounds
Enjoy Southeast Michigan's Best Family Camping experience at our clean, quiet, friendly campground. Jumping Pillow, WiFi, Paddle Boats, Minigolf, Swimming, Bicycling and more
28.4 miles from park*
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Directions
River Raisin National Battlefield is located in SE Lower Michigan along the western shoreline of Lake Erie, in the city of Monroe. Park headquarters is 35 miles south of Detroit, and only 270 miles east of Chicago. By Car: Take Interstate 75 to exit 15 and go south on Dixie Highway to 333 North Dixie Hwy on the right.

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