River Raisin Battlefield National Park Open House Today

The River Raisin Battlefield National Park officially opens today, Saturday May 21, 2011. The nation’s newest national park is located at 1403 Elm Street, Monroe, MI.

From 10 AM to 4 PM, attendees can enjoy viewing displays of period camp life, food and cooking, artifacts, herbal medicine and more.

Open House schedule of events:

10:30 AM – Children’s Games

11 AM – 1812 Military Drill

11:30 AM – Children’s Mini-Militia

NOON – Tomahawk Throw

12:30 PM – Guided Battlefield Tour

1 PM – 1812 Military Uniform Fashion Show

1:30 PM – Musket Demonstration

2 PM – Children’s Games

2:30 PM – 1812 Military Drill

3 PM – Children’s Mini-Militia

3:30 PM Tomahawk Throw

4 PM Battlefield Guided Tour

4:30 1812 Military Uniform Fashion Show

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