Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Michigan's Tribute to Kentucky
Memory of the heroes who
Lost their lives in our country's defense,
Battle and Massacre of the River Raisin,
January 22nd, and 23rd, 1813.
Erected 1904 by The State of Michigan.
Location. 41° 54.657′ N, 83° 24.149′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of South Monroe Street and West 7th Street on South Monroe Street. Touch for map. This historic marker is located several (seven) blocks south of the River Raisin, just south of the downtown business district, on the major north-south thoroughfare of the community. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe MI 48161, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Place (a few steps from this marker); Historical Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); Doctor Eduard Dorsch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe's Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe County Since 1817 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Editor Ellis, 1825 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Whipping Post (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
More about this marker.
Also see . . . Battle of Frenchtown. This web link is published and made available by "Friends of the River Raisin Battlefield." (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Heroes • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.