Volunteers Needed for Park Day

Posted on March 26, 2018


(Fort Wright, Kentucky) – On Saturday, April 7, 2018, history buffs, community leaders, and preservationists will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the Civil War Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates its largest year ever with over 155 historic sites in 32 states.

In Fort Wright, Kentucky, the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum will host a Park Day event beginning at 9am. Activities will include general cleanup, work on flower gardens and grounds, and a local historian will also be available to describe the park’s significance. For more information about Park Day at Battery Hooper Park and James A. Ramage Civil War Museum], please contact Jeannine Kreinbrink, Museum Board Member, by phone at 859 760-5271 or by e-mail at [email protected].

WHAT: Park Day volunteer event at James A. Ramage Civil War Museum

WHEN: April 7, 2018, beginning at 9am

WHERE: Meet at 1402 Highland Pike, Fort Wright, Kentucky

Please park in the parking lot at the Community of Faith Presbyterian Church and walk over to the Museum.

The Civil War Trust is a national nonprofit land preservation organization devoted to the protection of America’s hallowed battlegrounds. It saves the battlefields of the Civil War, the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, and educates the public about their importance in forging the nation we are today. To date, the Trust has preserved over 48,000 acres of battlefield land in 24 states. Learn more at Civilwar.org.

For a complete list of participating Park Day Sites, visit Civilwar.org/parkday. Volunteers can participate in Park Day online using #ParkDay2018.