SITE INFO

NameBattleground National Cemetery (part of the Civil War Defenses of Washington)
City, StateWashington, DC
Webpagehttps://www.nps.gov/places/battleground-national-cemetery.htm ; https://www.nps.gov/cwdw/index.htm

EVENT INFO

Meeting placeBattleground National Cemetery 6625 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20012 Street parking is free but spots may be crowded. If necessary, volunteers can park in some business lots in the area (e.g. CVS).
Meeting time9:30 AM registration, 10:00 AM start
Planned ActivitiesLandscaping, Planting, History Programs
Planned Low-Impact ActivitiesVolunteer activities such as cleaning of memorials and light landscaping work (picking up sticks, helping cut vines, etc.) will be low impact and safe. There will be Junior Ranger books available for children.
Other ActivitiesThe Park Day activities will begin with cleaning of memorials and light outdoor maintenance. After a lunch break the National Park Service will invite volunteers on a history talk and walking tour.
Bring tools?No supplies needed, but volunteers will need to wear comfortable clothes that can get messy, bring water, and bring food if they plan to stay all day.
Food provided

CONTACT INFO

NameEmily Button Kambic
Phone202-619-7273
Emailemily_kambic@nps.gov
Preregistration Required?Yes
Preregistration ContactPre-registration is preferred, not required. Volunteers can contact Emily_Kambic@nps.gov for the registration form or register on site.

ALTERNATE DATE (If Applicable)

Rain dateHold on another date TBD
Alternate date

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