Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite is a commune in the Dessalines Arrondissement, in the Artibonite department of Haiti. It is located in the Artibonite Valley. One of the important battles of the Haitian Revolution was fought here at Crete Pierrot; Jean-Jacques Dessalines ravaged the French army led by Rochambeau.
Haiti is a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east. Though it?s still recovering from a 2010 earthquake, many of Haiti's landmarks dating to the early 19th century remain intact. These include Citadelle la Ferrière, a mountaintop fortress, and the nearby ruins of Sans-Souci Palace, the baroque former royal home of King Henry I.