Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected by Monroe County Historical Commission.
Location. 41° 54.688′ N, 83° 22.489′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from East Elm Street 0 miles west of Detroit Avenue. Touch for map. To view this historical marker exit Interstate 75 at Elm Street Monroe, Michigan exit on the north side of the River Raisin. Proceed west on East Elm Street for 0.5 mile and you should arrive at the River Raisin Battlefield Visitor Center, on your right (the north side of the road). This historical marker, along with several others, is located behind
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Skirmish Line (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 17th Infantry Campsite (within shouting distance of this marker); After the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Battles of the River Raisin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artillery January 22, 1813 (about 400 feet away); "Newton" Strike (about 700 feet away); First District Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Battles of Jan. 18 - 22 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Battle of Frenchtown. (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. 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. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,167 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on August 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.