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April 6, 2019 - Saturday, April 2019 - 9 a.m. - Mississippi’s Final Stands Interpretive Center in Baldwyn

Brice’s Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR PARK DAY

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, history buffs, community leaders, and preservationists

will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates its 23rd year with events in 32 states.

In North Mississippi, Brice’s Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg National Battlefield Site will host a Park Day event beginning at 9 a.m. Volunteers should meet at the Mississippi’s Final Stands Interpretive Center in Baldwyn. Needs include removing debris, cleaning and repairing signs, stacking firewood. For more information about Park Day at Brice’s Crossroads and Tupelo, please contact Edwina Carpenter by phone at 662.365.3969or by e-mail at bcr.edwina@gmail.com.

The American Battlefield 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, 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 50,000 acres of battlefield land in 24 states. Learn more at battlefields.org.

For a complete list of participating Park Day Sites, visit Battlefields.org/ParkDay. Volunteers can participate in Park Day online using #ParkDay2019.