Raymond Battlefield

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Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Raymond Battlefield

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VOLUNTEER
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9 a.m.
Port Gibson Street and MS Highway 18
110 Courtyard Sq.
Raymond, MS 39154

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.

Details:

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.

CONTACT

Isla Tullos

(601) 857-8041