Meeting place: Battlefield monument at parking area for walking trail, Port Gibson St. and MS Highway 18, Raymond MS
Meeting time: 9 a.m.
Planned Activities: Clearing Brush, Landscaping, Painting, Planting, Trash Removal, Trail Mainenance
Planned Low-Impact Activities: cleaning signage, picking up trash
Bring Tools & Supplies: gloves, hand tools, rakes, string trimmers
History or Educational Programs: A local historian will give updates on preservation and actual activities on May 12, 1863
Food provided: Yes, a meal will be provided
In the Event of Inclement Weather: the following Saturday, April 14, 2018
Please note: Park Day is an important part of our work to clean and maintain this important battlefield. It offers an opportunity for members of the community to participate and have a hands on experience in preservation. It also provides an opportunity for the community to learn about the preservation efforts of Friends of Raymond.