The River Raisin National Battlefield Park preserved the site of the Battle of Frenchtown as the only national battlefield marking a site of the War of 1812. Itwas established as the 393rd unit of the United States National Park Service under Title VII of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act, which was signed into law on March 30, 2009. The park is located in the city of Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan. It was designated as a Michigan Historic Site on February 18, 1956 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1982. The house at 1403 East Elm Avenue was added to the National Register listing in 2019. It officially began operation as a national park unit on October 22, 1010.Plan your River Raisin National Battlefield Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Monroe using our Monroe day trip website.
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The visitor center was closed when we arrived; however,we used the map out front, the self-guided information, and the pamphlet to recreate the scene of the battles. It was very informative... more »
River Raisin NBP was the main reason for my little road trip. I'm trying to get to all the NPS sites I can and this one is sort of close by. The Visitor Center is covid closed, but I walked around..... more »
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