• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

National Public Lands Day

Volunteers cutting invasive exotic plants

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest single-day, hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. It is sponsored by the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation in partnership with Take Pride in America®.

On September 27, 2014, volunteers will join National Park Service employees as they work to improve the cultural landscapes and natural resources of Stones River National Battlefield by eliminating exotic plants and restoring neglected areas.

Volunteers should wear long pants, work boots, and work gloves.

Lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m.

WHEN: September 27, 2014 - Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.


CONTACT: Park Ranger Jim Lewis at: Phone: (615) 893-9501, Fax: (615) 893-9508, or E-mail: stri_information@nps.gov

Did You Know?

Parsons' Battery Exhibit

The men of Parsons' Battery, Batteries H & M of the Fourth U.S. Artillery, fired 2,199 cannon rounds during the Battle of Stones River. That was more than ten percent of all of the Union artillery rounds fired during the battle.