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?
Visitors will see an ash hopper at the historic 1881 Moses Carver House. The early settlers mixed cold fireplace ash with rain water in the hopper. The caustic mixture became lye. Animal fat was added for making lye soap. George used lye soap when he operated his laundry business.