Port Hudson State Historic Site

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Civil War
Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Port Hudson State Historic Site

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Saturday, April 7, 2018
10:00 AM
236 Highway 61
Jackson, LA 70748

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 Battlefields.org/parkday.


Meeting place: Inside the Museum AV Room

Meeting time: 10:00 AM

Planned Activities: Trash Removal, Trail Mainenance

Planned Low-Impact Activities: Trash removal from the trails and fishing pond

Bring Tools & Supplies: No

History or Educational Programs: 15 minute movie explaining the location's role in the civil war and the relationship with Vicksburg, MS. We will also talk about the Anaconda Plan that the Union Army was trying to fulfill by capturing Port Hudson.

Food provided: Yes, water only

In the Event of Inclement Weather: Cancel


Gregory Thomas

(225) 654-3775