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Published: Wednesday, 5/20/2009

A look back at a battle site in Monroe

Re-enactor Kenneth Roberts of St. Claire Shores, Mich., sharpens a knife while wearing a United States Marines uniform during the recent annual open house at the visitors  center at the River Raisin Battlefield in Monroe. Re-enactor Kenneth Roberts of St. Claire Shores, Mich., sharpens a knife while wearing a United States Marines uniform during the recent annual open house at the visitors center at the River Raisin Battlefield in Monroe.
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Sherri Howard of Monroe talks to a visitor about the medicines of the period. Sherri Howard of Monroe talks to a visitor about the medicines of the period.
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Jeri Glover of Grosse Pointe Park gives a demonstration on making candles the way it was done in the period of the American Revolutionary War. Jeri Glover of Grosse Pointe Park gives a demonstration on making candles the way it was done in the period of the American Revolutionary War.
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Members of Campeau Company, Detroit Militia, from the Revolutionary War period are, from left, re-enactors Tom and Shirley Lonsdale of Redford, Mich., and David Marquis of Plymouth, Mich., who portrays a member of the 42D Royal Highlanders, a British company in the American Revolution. Members of Campeau Company, Detroit Militia, from the Revolutionary War period are, from left, re-enactors Tom and Shirley Lonsdale of Redford, Mich., and David Marquis of Plymouth, Mich., who portrays a member of the 42D Royal Highlanders, a British company in the American Revolution.
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