The Foundation is working in collaboration with the River Raisin National Battlefield Park to develop a world class educational experience. Our goals and victories include:
- Hosted over 51,882 kids on field trips in since 2012
- Hosted over 900 kids on a virtual YMCA summer camp educational experience in the summer of 2020
- Working with educators to develop effective curriculum teaching kids the Untold Story of the War of 1812 and Michigan’s rich history
- Providing public educational programs and events throughout the year
Growth & Development
- Working toward developing our Park into one of Michigan’s top tourist destinations with a new visitor center and much more
- Our Park maintains and interprets units across SE Michigan, from the Macon Reserve in Dundee to Hull’s Trace in Brownstown, plus many more
- Working to maintain and preserve our Battlefield and its history
The Untold Story
- We have the privilege and responsibility to share the Untold Story of the War of 1812
- Our Battlefield relates the Creation Story for Michigan
- We tell the Native American Removal Story
- We share the story of the Battles from four perspectives: American, French, British, and Native American
- We spend countless hours diligently working to ensure that the information visitors receive is accurate and up to date
- Our volunteers are the heart of our Battlefield
- We love and appreciate our volunteers
- Our volunteers contributed 25,136 hours in 2020
- Since 2011, our volunteers have contributed 201,687 hours, a value of $5,485,866 to the Park and Foundation
When you become a member of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation, you are providing us the opportunity to continue developing and growing our Park into a world class educational experience offering continuous programs, events, activities, and education.
Our Commitment to You
The River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation commits to being a partner with our members continuously communicating with and learning from our members. We commit to educating and informing you as well as learning from you and creating experiences that you want. At the Foundation, our members are our family!
Choose the Right Membership for You
Foundation memberships help us reach our goal of developing a world class educational experience to understand the importance of what happened at our Battlefield and the impact today.
NEW Memberships get a Membership Mug and an immediate one-time 15% in-store discount
All information concerning donors or prospective donors, including their names, addresses and telephone numbers, the amount of their gift, etc., shall be kept strictly confidential by the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation, its staff and volunteers, unless permission is obtained from donors to release such information.