Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours

Battle of the River Raisin (War of 1812) Saturdays: July 31, August 21, September 25 To book tour, click here Sandwiched between the Revolutionary War and Civil War, the War of 1812 usually doesn’t garner much attention in the scheme of our nation’s history, yet this event is considered by many to be America’s second war for independence. … More Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours

Embrace the wake! Detroit Windsor Tug Race celebrates river’s maritime heritage

The normally sedate Detroit River comes alive with roaring diesels and blaring air horns June 19, 2010 when tug boats of all sizes race for glory and trophies in the 32nd annual International Tug Boat Race. The race begins at 1 p.m. at the Ambassador Bridge and runs to the finish line off Windsor’s Dieppe … More Embrace the wake! Detroit Windsor Tug Race celebrates river’s maritime heritage