Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum

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Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:00 a.m.
740 East Avenue
Baxter Springs, KS 66713

Join this site as a volunteer on Park Day 2018, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on event to help battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Share your photos and experiences on social media with #ParkDay2018 to highlight the battlefield preservation community. Learn more at


Meeting place: At the Museum

Meeting time: 10:00 a.m.

Planned Activities: Clearing Brush, Landscaping, Planting, Trash Removal

Planned Low-Impact Activities: Yes, low-impact activities include:

Bring Tools & Supplies: Rakes, Shovels, Gloves

History or Educational Programs: No

Food provided: Yes, water and snacks

In the Event of Inclement Weather: April 14th

Please note: We will meet at the Museum at 740 East Avenue at 10:00 a.m. to sign in and get shirts. We will then proceed to the Fort Blair Historic Site at 6th & East Avenue. We will be raking and clearing the Fort Site of trash and lawn debris in preparation for the summer mowing season.


Mary  Billington

(620) 856-2385