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War of 1812

River Raisin National Battlefield Park (Credit: Notorious4life/Wikimedia Commons)

Gov’t Shutdown Closes River Raisin National Battlefield Park In Monroe

The government shutdown is affecting thousands of school kids who were hoping for a real-life trip through history at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

A statue of General Custer in Monroe, Michigan. (Credit: Dwight Burdette/Wikimedia Commons)

Monroe Aims To Develop Historical Corridor

A southeastern Michigan city that played a role in the War of 1812 aims to create a historical corridor to leverage its links to the past and lure tourists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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Michigan War Of 1812 Documentary Available Online

A documentary film about Michigan’s role in the War of 1812 is available for free viewing on the Internet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

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Celebrate ‘Navy Week’ With Events In Detroit

At this point in the year 1812, guns were blazing across the Detroit River as the U.S. fought off the British.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

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War Of 1812-Themed Driving Tour Being Offered

Organizers have announced a War of 1812-themed driving tour that takes participants through parts of Michigan, Ohio and southern Ontario.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012

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Michigan’s Role In War Of 1812 Explained In Film

A documentary about Michigan’s key role in the War of 1812 is set to premiere next month at The Henry Ford history attraction in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012

Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit: detroithistorical.org)

Detroit Museum To Host Navy’s War Of 1812 Display

The National Museum of the United States Navy’s traveling mini-exhibit on the War of 1812 opens this weekend in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

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Best Places For Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts In Detroit

Finding the perfect gift for Dad on Father’s Day is as easy as using your creativity.

06/12/2012