• Aerial view of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in the fall

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

Event Details

  • 09/29/2013

    View from Battery Mount Vernon
    Location: Fort Hunt Park | Map Time: 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Emily Zivot Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 703-289-2553

Join the Friends of Fort Hunt Park on National Public Lands Day for a blitz of maintenance projects at the historic batteries and well loved recreation fields. Meet at Area A.

Volunteers will work on painting the backdrop of the stage in Area A, sanding and painting the stair railings on Battery Mount Vernon, weeding the horseshoe pits, weeding around the four batteries, and removing trash. Wear long pants and long sleeves. Trash bags, gloves, and tools will be provided.

Schedule of Events

1:00 - 4:00 Opening ceremony, park cleanup projects

3:00 - 4:00 Remarks from special guests, presentation on General Henry Hunt

4:00 - 5:00 Mount Vernon Dixieland Band, free light refreshments

5:00 - 6:00 Guided walk through the park (one mile)