Special Event


Park Day Volunteer Project

Stones River National Battlefield



Location: LAT/LONG: 35.848350, -86.409510

Picnic Pavilion #1 - Murfreesboro's Old Fort Park

Dates & Times


Saturday, April 13, 2019


8:30 AM


4 hours

Type of Event

Volunteer Event


Stones River National Battlefield calls upon our friends and neighbors to join us and our partners at Picnic Pavilion #1 in Old Fort Park on Saturday April 13, 2019 as up to 200 volunteers work to remove trash and invasive exotic plants from Fortress Rosecrans, Old Fort Park and the Lytle Creek Greenway.

Check-in begins at 8:30 AM. The Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield and Walmart will provide lunch for all volunteers at 12:30 PM. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. We are asking individuals and groups to pre-register by contacting Jim Lewis at 615-893-9501 or by email at jim_b_lewis@nps.gov. We will need groups of six or more volunteers to have one person per every 6-8 volunteers attend one of our Squad Boss training sessions and learn how to lead their fellow volunteers in the day's work.

What: Park Day Volunteer Project

When: Saturday April 13, 2019 - Registration begins at 8:30 AM

Where: Picnic Pavilion #1 at Murfreesboro's Old Fort Park

What Will We Do: Remove invasive exotic plants and trash from Fortress Rosecrans, Old Fort Park and the Lytle Creek Greenway.

Volunteers should wear long sleeve shirts, long pants and closed toe shoes. Please also bring work gloves and a water bottle if you have them.

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Jim Lewis
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