Honoring the Citizens of Nineteenth Century Monroe
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If you live in Monroe County you have probably heard of the River Raisin Massacre, and the War of 1812. The site of the River Raisin Massacre, was established as the 393rd unit of the United States National Park Service on March 30, 2009. It officially began operation as a national park on October 22, 2010 and, of the four National Battlefield Parks in the country, it is the only one marking a site of the War of 1812.
In 1817, Monroe became a county through a proclamation by then Govenor of the Michigan Territory, Lewis Cass. At that time it included all of Lenawee and a portion of Wayne and Washtenaw counties. Michigan was not yet a state, but a territory. Monroe was the second county to be established, Wayne County being the first.
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Thinking of enjoying a Live-Cut Christmas tree during the holiday season this year? Wondering about cutting one from a nearby National Forest? Be sure to check with the local U.S. Forest Service to see about purchasing a Christmas Tree Permit. According to their website:
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The Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) website refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it defines a service animal “…as any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability.” This is in agreement with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S.
Rio is the location for the 2016 Summer Olympics, with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, August 5, 2016. The Games of the XXXI (thirty-first) Olympiad will close on August 21, 2016.
The Official website for the 2016 Summer Olympics will post live results, a list of the included sports, competition schedules, medal counts, and athlete biographies.
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