River Raisin Battlefield was the site of the largest engagements of the War of 1812. Fought on the banks of the River Raisin here in Monroe Michigan formally know as Frenchtown.


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 201st Anniversary

Annual Commemoration of the Battles of the Raisin

January 18, 2014


Held at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Visitor Center
 1403 East Elm Ave Monroe Mi, 48162

Please be aware no Black Powder is allowed inside the Building
at the National Park Visitor Center

All participant will be required to complete a Volunteer in the Park (VIP) form.
Copies of the Forms are available at the bottom of this page


Participant Registration Form


First Name:                     Last Name: 

Street Address:        City:         State:

Daytime Phone:          Evening Phone:


Unit or Organization:

Number Of Participants  Soldiers:   Musicians:

Adult Civilians:   Children:

Will You Be Bringing a Cannon?   Yes     No

Do you have any special requirements?


Join the many participants from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Canada, along with Native Americans and residents of Monroe Michigan as we remember this bloody battle and massacre that took place on January 22nd and 23rd, 1813.

The commemoration is held on the very ground along the River Raisin where hundreds of lives were lost protecting our freedom in the early years of the United States.

Black Powder Rules, Individual Volunteer Form, and Unit Registration Form (signature letter)

Unit leaders can simply use the signature letter to register their entire group with the NPS, or they can have each member fill out the volunteer agreement.  To expedite the on-site check in, these forms should be filled out in advance and turned in when the group leader or the individual arrives at the battlefield visitor center

Black Powder Rules
Signature form - Black Powder Regulations
Volunteer (VIP) Form

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