Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

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Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

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Saturday, April 21, 2018
No later than 9 am check -in
36380 Constitution Hwy
Locust Grove, VA 22508

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: Wilderness BF & Chancellorsville BF check-ins will be at Ellwood Manor, Fredericksburg BF check-in will be at Chatham Manor

Meeting time: No later than 9 am check -in

Planned Activities: Building or Repairing Fences, Clearing Brush, Landscaping, Painting, Trash Removal, Trail Mainenance

Planned Low-Impact Activities: Raking leaves and painting

Bring Tools & Supplies: Bring work gloves and own safety vests if volunteers have them, limited supplies will be provided by FoWB. If picking up trash, bring tools for that if desired.

History or Educational Programs: Ellwood Manor and Chatham will be open for tours during the day

Food provided: Starbucks coffee, water and snacks

In the Event of Inclement Weather: Continue as planned

Please note: Volunteers should visit the website for pre-registration and more information regarding Park Day at the Wilderness, Chancellorsville, and Fredericksburg Battlefields. Pre-registration not required but will help with streamlined check-in and desired job assignments. The event will go as planned with minor inclement weather. Some jobs may be canceled (painting). If there is severe weather event will be canceled and new date disseminated to volunteers.


Kevin  Hunt

(540) 840-1780