• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

Civil War Preservation Trust's "Park Day" at Kennesaw Mountain

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Date: February 23, 2010
Contact: Benita Duling, 770-427-4686

On Saturday, April 10, 2010, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is hosting an annual Park Day volunteer activity. The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) sponsors Park Day, a yearly opportunity for the community to help care for local, state, and federal Civil War sites. Projects include tree plantings, building picnic tables, and some trail maintenance. Interested volunteers should sign up by calling 770-427-4686 x 0. Volunteers need not bring tools, only themselves and a great attitude! For more information on Park Day, please visit the CWPT’s website at www.cwpt.org/parkday.

Volunteers should meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Park’s maintenance facility. The work day will end at noon. This activity is open to anyone interested from ages 10 years old and older. All supplies are provided. Please call 770-427-4686 x 0 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. with any questions.

Did You Know?

The trail that leads to the earthworks at Cheatham Hill.  The heaviest fighting at Kennesaw Mountain.

During the War Between the States, it is estimated that less than 20% of the battle casualties were caused by artillery. During the 2-week battle at Kennesaw Mountain, there were almost constant artillery duels. Little damage was actually done, except at close range with a canister.