Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Civil War
Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Saturday, April 7, 2018
11:00 AM
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19132

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: Laurel Hill Cemetery Office at 3822 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19132

Meeting time: 11:00 AM

Planned Activities: Clearing Brush, Trash Removal, Other

Other Activities: Removing old flags from graves

Planned Low-Impact Activities: No

Bring Tools & Supplies: Gardening Gloves

History or Educational Programs: Volunteers can attend our guided tour "Voices of the Civil War" that afternoon at 1PM for free

Food provided: Yes, water and snacks

In the Event of Inclement Weather: Cancel

Please note: At veteran grave sites, volunteers will remove any sticks or debris and if the grave site has a flag holder with an old flag, they will remove that flag for proper disposal. Volunteers may also be asked to survey specific veteran graves to determine which ones are candidates to receive flag holders or if any maintenance needs are necessary.


Elizabeth Savastana

(215) 228-8200