River Raisin holds flag-raising ceremony


The River Raisin National Battlefield Park will hold a flag-raising ceremony today at 1 p.m. in observance of Veterans Day. The public is invited to attend.

On Saturday at 12:30 p.m., the park will dedicate a bench memorializing those who served in the 1813 Battle of the River Raisin. The dedication will take place in front of the visitors’ center by the flagpoles.

The bench was donated by the 1812 Michigan and Kentucky Society. The park is at 1403 E. Elm Ave.