Civil War  |  Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Johnson's Island Civil War Prison

Upcoming Event
Saturday, April 6, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

4005 E. Baycliffs Drive
Lakeside Marblehead, OH 43440

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Meeting place
Please meet at the site (GPS: 4005 E. Baycliffs Drive, Lakeside Marblehead, OH 43440) at 9:00 a.m. for a brief introduction to Johnson's Island and to receive work assignments.
Planned Activities
We will be clearing brush and sticks that have fallen over the winter to clean up the site, clearing trees around Fort Johnson, doing some general landscaping, and other similar projects.
History or Educational Activities
A tour of the prison site and Fort Johnson will be offered in the afternoon.
Should I bring any tools or supplies?
Please bring work or garden gloves, garden rakes, wheel barrows, tarps, tools for cutting branches, and/or chain saws if you have them.
Is there a rain date?
In the instance of inclement weather, Park Day will continue as planned.
Please note
Lunch will be provided to all volunteers. You may wish to bring your own chair, as seating is limited. Portable restrooms will be provided.

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