Michigan's River Raisin National Battlefield Park, the National Park System's 393rd Unit, is Now Open

River Raisin National Battlefield Park, which preserves a War of 1812 battlefield near Monroe, Michigan, has been officially opened as the 393rd unit of the National Park System.

The New River Raisin National Battlefield Park Highlights One of the Bloodiest Conflicts of a Seldom Mentioned War

In January 1813, a British and Indian force destroyed an American army on the north bank of the Raisin River in southeastern Michigan. Now a new national park will commemorate one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812.