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The Battle of Frenchtown: The River Raisin Massacre. Now a National Park, the 1812 battlefield near Monroe, Michigan, it was the site of one of the largest engagements of the war. It was a series of battles that took place between Jan 18-23, 1813. It is the deadliest conflict ever on Michigan soil. Over 397 men died in the second battle, hundreds taken prisoner, and dozens of the prisoners were killed by a Native Amercian massacre the next day.

Places to go in southeast Michigan in winter.

Old Mackinac Lighthouse Michigan Mackinac Island is a great place to visit. Beautiful!

Visitor Center at the River Raisin National Battlefield in Monroe, Michigan. The park's 40 acres preserves the site of the bloodiest battle of the War of 1812.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan; photo by Ed Post

Arches National Park, Utah

America's War of 1812 in Monroe, Michigan (Battle of the Raisin River)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI

Springtime at Arches National Park, Utah

Eroded in the Silence by Chikara Umihara Print available at 20 x 200

Remember the Raisin! Kentucky and Kentuckians in the Battles and Massacre at Frenchtown, Michigan Territory, in the War of 1812

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Tranquillity - Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Tremont, Tennessee

Miners Castle, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, MI

Chapel Rock, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan

Canoe on crystal clear water, should have one of those clear canoe/kayaks! that would be so awesome!

Kitch-iti-kipi, Michigan's largest natural freshwater spring. 40 feet deep and crystal clear.

'Farmville' by John Black Gallery-Wrapped on Canvas

"She Who Watches" ("Tsagaglalal") Native American pictograph overlooking the Columbia River near Horsethief Lake; Columbia Hills State Park, Columbia River Gorge, Washington.