Minute Man National Historical Park and the Civil War Trust seek volunteers for Park Day 2016

Cleaning up the park
Cleaning up the park.

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News Release Date: March 11, 2016

Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-318-7833

Contact: Meg Martin , 202.367.1861 x7231

Concord, MA–On Saturday, April 2, 2016, history buffs, community leaders and preservationists will team up with the Civil War Trust at more than 125 sites in 29 states to answer the call to service on Park Day. Celebrating its twentieth year, Park Day has attracted volunteers of all ages and abilities bound by their dedication to serving their communities at historic sites nationwide.

This year, the Centennial year for the National Park Service, Minute Man National Historical Park will host a Park Day event beginning at 9:00 am. Needs range from clearing invasive plants and undergrowth to trail clean up and maintenance. Refreshments will be provided free of charge thanks to the Friends of Minute Man NHP. A local historian may also be available to describe the park's significance. For more information about Park Day at Minute Man National Historical Park, please contact Phil Lupsiewicz at 978-318-7833 or email at e-mail us. More information on the National Park centennial can be found at findyourpark.com.

 WHAT:Park Day volunteer event at Minute Man NHP

WHEN:    April 2, 2016, beginning at9:00a.m.

WHERE:  Meet at Minute Man Visitor Center,250 North Great Road, Lincoln MA.

The Civil War Trust is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of America's hallowed battlegrounds. Although primarily focused on the protection of Civil War battlefields, through its Campaign 1776 initiative, the Trust also seeks to save the battlefields connected to the Revolutionary War and War of 1812. To date, the Trust has preserved close to 43,000 acres of battlefield land in 23 states. For a complete list of participating Park Day sites, visitCivilwar.org/parkday.



Last updated: March 11, 2016

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