Battlefield Events2018-01-09T10:03:34+00:00

Commemoration of the 205th Anniversary
of the Battle of the River Raisin

Join us for the 205th Anniversary of the Commemoration of the Battle of the River Raisin

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Detailed Schedule 

Location: Monroe Multi-Sports Complex
333 N. Dixie Highway, Monroe, MI 48162

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sandy Antal: Unspoken Sub-plots to the Raisin River Affair of 1813

  • Sandy Antal is a Canadian Author and leading Historian on the War of 1812

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Tactical Demonstration of the Battles

12:00 PM Commemoration Ceremonies

  • Located at the Battlefield Visitor Center at 1403 E. Elm Avenue, Monroe, MI 48162


Free Admission! For more information: 734-243-7136

Speaker Series 7:00 pm

Learn about our rich history and all of those affected by the War of 1812. The speaker series will begin at 7:00 pm each evening. Admission is free!

Speaker Series Schedule 


New Education Center (Monroe Multi-Sports Building)
333 Dixie Hwy
Monroe, MI 48162

Tuesday, January 16th – Dennis Au

Palm of Valor – People of the River Raisin in the War of 1812 by Dennis Au

Wednesday, January 17th – Eric Hemenway

All of these changes for our home: a look at the personal changes anishnaabek had to make after the war of 1812 in order to stay in Michigan. 

Eric is the Director of Archives and Repatriation for the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa. Hear about the effects of the War from the Native American perspective. 


Friday, January 19th – John Trowbridge

Kentucky in the War of 1812. 

John is the former Command Historian for the Kentucky National Guard.