1    Environment Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The Great Lakes:  An Environmental Atlas and Resource Book.  C 1995.

2   U.S. Department of Agriculture with Michigan Agricultural Experiment
Station, Soil Survey of Monroe County, Michigan.  C 1981.

3   City of Monroe and Haley and Aldrich of Michigan, Inc., Former Jefferson Smurfitt Corporation East Mill Properties.  10 May 2002.

4   Keefer, Kathryn.  The Bloody Stream:  An Archival Excavation of the Battles and Massacre of the River Raisin.  19 June 2003.

5   Chamberlin, Dr. Kathleen.  Professor of History, Eastern Michigan University.

6   National Park Service Internet site, Little Bighorn Battlefield National
Monument, Montana.

7   Turrini, Joseph M.   “The Newton Steel Strike:  A Watershed in the CIO’s Failure to Organize “Little Steel.”  Labor History.  Spring-Summer 1997.

8 “Monroe Paper Industry Has Deep Roots,” The Monroe Evening News.  7 May 1964.

9   Correspondence from U.S. Post Office Department Official John McLean.  1 May 1824 and 1 July 1824.

10   Phifer, Gregg.  (Courtesy Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Greeneville, Tennessee, National Park Service), “The Last Stand of Presidential Reconstruction, 1866:  Andrew Johnson’s Persuasive Efforts on His Swing Around the Circle.”  1947.

11 “The President in Monroe,” The Monroe Commercial.  6 September 1866, p. 3. 12   Scarpelli, Lisa.  Instructor of Geoscience, Monroe County Community College.

13   Halsey, John R.  State Archaeologist, Michigan Department of History, Arts, and Libraries, “Prehistory of Michigan Gallery.”

14   City of Monroe and Beckett, Raeder, Rankin, Inc., Lake Erie Gateway
Development Plan.  August 1980.

15   Wing, Talcott E.  History of Monroe County, Michigan.  1890.

16   Bulkley, John McClelland.  History of Monroe County, Michigan.  1913.
17   City of Monroe and Haley and Aldrich of Michigan. Inc., “Former Jefferson Smurfitt Corporation East Mill Properties, Monroe,
Michigan/Historic Significance of the Frenchtown Settlement and River Raisin Battlefield.”  May 2002.

18   Ottawa County Tourism Bureau, Monroe County Tourism Bureau, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Windsor, Essex County and Pelee Island, “1812 – The Pursuit of Peace.”

19   Zeisler, Karl.  Monroe Evening News, A Brief History of Monroe.  1960.

20   Tenneco Automotive, “Monroe Shock and Struts:  A Heritage of Innovation, Quality and Performance.”

21   LA-Z- BOY Incorporated, LA-Z- BOY:  Celebrating 75 Years of Comfort.

22   Dorsch Branch, Monroe County Library System.

23   Monroe Art and Beautification Fund Committee brochure.

24   The Monroe Evening News.  2 May 1981.

25   Thomson Gale.  Contemporary Authors Online.  2005.

26   DTE Energy.

27   Solomon, Ryan S.  “Passing the Torch,” City of Monroe Newsletter The City, Fall 2000, with quotations from videotape of visit.

28   Slat, Charles.  “Bush in Monroe” and “Bush Pushes Pollution Rule
Changes,” The Monroe Evening News.  15 September 2003.

29   Quotations from President George W. Bush from videotape supplied by DTE Energy.

30   City of Monroe Council Meeting Minutes.  1932, pp. 1,297, 1,300.

31   “City to Be Given Many Advantages Because of Field,” The Monroe Evening News.  31 December 1928.

32   “Custer Airfield Will Be Surplus,” The Monroe Evening News.  22 September 1945.

33   City of Monroe.  “Conveyance Agreement.”  2005.

34   City of Monroe.  “River Raisin Battlefield Development Agreement.”  2005.

35   Dingell, John D.  “Dingell Praises Passage of River Raisin National Battlefield Legislation.”  News Release.  26 September 2006.

36   Library of Congress.  Chronology of H.R. 5132.  From Thomas database.

37   Snow, Tony.  “Statement by the Press Secretary on Bill Signings.”  20 December 2006.

38   Dingell, John D.  “Dingell Praises Levin and Stabenow for Getting River Raisin Battlefield Study Act Through U.S. Senate.”  8 December 2006.