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Volunteers Needed for Park Day
April 6, 2019
FORT GAINES SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR PARK DAY
On Saturday,April 6, 2019, history buffs, community leaders, and preservationists will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates its 23rdyear with events in 32 states.
Fort Gaines will host a Park Day event beginning at 9:00a.m. Needs include painting and repairs, and a local historian will also be available to describe the park’s significance. For more information about Park Day at Fort Gaines, please contact Melinda Oalmann or Machelle Steiner by phone at 251-861-6992 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT: Park Day volunteer event at Fort Gaines
WHEN: April 6, 2019, beginning at 9:00am
WHERE: Meet at 51 Beinville Blvd. East End of Dauphin Island
The American Battlefield Trust is a national nonprofit land preservation organization devoted to the protection of America’s hallowed battlegrounds. It saves the battlefields of the Civil War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812, and educates the public about their importance in forging the nation we are today. To date, the Trust has preserved over 50,000 acres of battlefield land in 24 states. Learn more at battlefields.org.
For a complete list of participating Park Day Sites, visit Battlefields.org/ParkDay. Volunteers can participate in Park Day online using #ParkDay2019.
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