National Public Lands Day
Saturday, September 26, 2009
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands we enjoy. Park staff have identified projects where volunteers can lend a hand. If interested, please contact the park.
Park announces special activities for National Public Lands Day.
Did You Know?
Moses Carver, a farmer in southwest Missouri, purchased a 13-year old enslaved girl named Mary in 1855. Mary worked mostly around the cabins with Moses's wife, Susan. While enslaved on the farm Mary gave birth to two sons: James and George.