On Saturday, March 31, thousands of volunteers are expected to show up at battlefields and parks across the country with paint brushes, weed trimmers and rakes. More than 100 battlefields in 25 states have asked for assistance for the annual Park Day cleanup, according to the sponsoring organization, the Civil War Trust..
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More than $1.2 million in grants from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program were awarded this week to a variety of national battlefield projects including eight Civil War sites in six states: Kansas, Ke... Read Post
The annual Civil War Trust Park Day, begun in 1996, is scheduled for April 6 and offers an opportunity to help get battlefields, historic building and cemeteries in 25 states ready for the tourist season. Think of it as an expanded ... Read Post