Stones River National Battlefield and the Civil War Preservation Trust will celebrate Park Day on Saturday April 20, 2013. We will join parks and volunteers nationwide for a day dedicated to preserving America's Civil War sites.
Volunteers and park employees will work on removing exotic plants, trash, and building historic style fence along Van Cleve Lane (historic McFadden Lane). Registration will begin at 8:30 AM at the Tour Stop #2 parking lot located near the main entrance at 1563 North Thompson Lane. Project coordinator Jim Lewis will give a brief talk focusing on the historical significance of the property before we begin. Volunteers should wear work clothes and bring work gloves.
The National Park Service will provide lunch at 12:30 p.m. The first fifty registered adult participants will receive commemorative t-shirts provided by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
For information on volunteering for the Park Day project, contact Park Ranger Jim Lewis at (615) 893-9501.
Did You Know?
Stones River National Battlefield uses prescribed fire to preserve the battlefield landscapes. Fire also helps eliminate invasive exotic plants and encourage the growth of native grass species. More...