More than 300 re-enactors participated in the bicentennial commemoration of the Battle of the River Raisin, where Kentucky’s militia played a vital role, in Monroe, Mich., Jan. 19. (Army photo by Capt. Andi Hahn, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office)
Calendar of Events
Until further notice, all meetings of the Monroe County Historical Society are likely to be "Zoom" meetings. If you wish to attend these meetings or the Annual meeting, we need your email addresses turned in ASAP.
If you are a member in good standing you should have received your ballot. Please observe the deadline by filling out your ballot and mailing it in before May 25.
All meetings of the Board of Directors will take place at 5:30 PM on the last Tuesday of the month. Until further notice meetings will be done on Zoom.
Events sponsored by Societies
The Bedford Historical Society meets at the Bedford Library at 8575 Jackman Rd, Temperance, MI phone 734-847-6747.
Flora of Mi. Art Exhibition at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park for 2021 is an event that the Historical Society is supporting.
The proceeds from the Art Exhibition support the Educational Programming.
There is no charge for artists to enter their art creations in the exhibition. There are no prizes, ribbons or certificates being given for arty entered in the exhibition. The artists may sell their art at the exhibition or choose not to. If they sell their art, 15% of the sale price goes to the educational programs.
The Flora Of Michigan Art Exhibition will open on May 8, 2021 at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Visitors Center, 333 N. Dixie Hwy, Monroe Mi 48162. The Art Exhibition will be on display for two months, seven days a week.
Artists wishing to enter some of their art may request the rules and regulations pdf. Art check in days are coming up fast, April 24 thru 27. They can send the request to firstname.lastname@example.org or go on the web site for the River Raisin National Battlefield Park.