Monroe County Michigan Historical Museum War of 1812 Battlefield Site
Visitors Center (click on photos for larger view)
Located a few blocks East of Downtown
1425 East Elm Avenue Monroe, MI 48162
The battle fought here on Jan 22, 1813 was one of the largest battles of the War of 1812. Of the 934 Americans who fought here, only 33 escaped death or capture. The massacre of wounded soldiers the following day shocked and enraged Americans throughout the Old Northwest Territory.
The display includes dioramas & full-size British & American soldiers, as well as a computer operated fiber-optic map presentation on the Battle of the River Raisin.