Civil War  |  Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Vicksburg National Military Park

Upcoming Event
Saturday, April 23, 2022 @ 8:00 AM CDT

3201 Clay St.
Vicksburg, MS 39183

For More Information
Taylor Hegler
(601) 636-0583 ext. 2969
3201 Clay St.
Vicksburg, MS 39183
Meeting place
Meet at Vicksburg National Cemetery, located within Vicksburg National Military Park
Planned Activities
Volunteers will work with Park Rangers and preservationists from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training to properly treat and clean cemetery headstones using professional tools and techniques. By the end of the workday all 17,000 headstones within Vicksburg National Cemetery will be restored to their bright white color.
History or Educational Activities
Interpretation about the history and importance of Vicksburg National Cemetery and our Veterans
Should I bring any tools or supplies?
Work gloves and eye protection
Is there a rain date?

Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Search below to find a Park Day event near you.