War of 1812

Courtesy/Roger Rosentreter

MSU historian Roger Rosentreter returns today to help us remember an important battle in the War of 1812: the Battle at the River Raisin, 200 years ago this week.

Courtesy: U.S. History Images

Today marks the bicentennial of the surrender of Detroit to the British in the War of 1812. The key figure is American General William Hull.

Fort Mackinac on hill
Courtesy / Mackinac State Historic Parks

July 17 marks the bicentennial of a key date in the War of 1812, when the British captured Fort Mackinac at the onset of war. WKAR’s Scott Pohl speaks with Phil Porter about the historic date.