Johnson's Island Civil War Military Prison Site

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Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Johnson's Island Civil War Military Prison Site

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Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:00 AM
4055 E. Baycliffs Drive
Johnson's Island, OH 43440

Join this site as a volunteer on Park Day 2018, the American Battlefield Trust’s an 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 #parkday to highlight the battlefield preservation community. Learn more at


Meeting place: 4055 E. Baycliffs Drive on Johnson's Island. Park on the street or in the boat dock parking lot across the street.

Meeting time: 9:00 AM

Planned Activities: Clearing Brush, Landscaping, Planting, Trail Mainenance

Planned Low-Impact Activities: Registration, operating the sutler,

Bring Tools & Supplies: If they can, a chain saw (and proper safety equipment), garden rakes, wheel barrow, shovel. Be sure to wear work gloves and good work boots.

History or Educational Programs: We will conduct a tour of the site after lunch. There will also be an introductory disussion of the site before we begin work at 9:00am.

Food provided: Yes, a meal will be provided

In the Event of Inclement Weather: Continue as planned

Please note: As a volunteer we hope that you will be sure to let us know if there are tasks which you do not feel able to undertake, and also please let us know of any special skills to help us for the day. We always have a great group of people participate, with a combination of past participants as well as new volunteers. We truly love sharing our site.


Dave Bush

(419) 618-0151