Belle Grove Plantation

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Civil War
Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Belle Grove Plantation

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VOLUNTEER
Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:00 a.m.
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645

Join this site as a volunteer on Park Day 2018, the Civil War Trust’s annual hands-on event to help battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Share your photos and experiences on social media with #ParkDay2018 to highlight the battlefield preservation community. Learn more at Civilwar.org/parkday.

Details:

Meeting place: At Belle Grove's Manor House site. Drive into the parking lot, up around the barn and park in the lot by the Barn.

Meeting time: 9:00 a.m.

Planned Activities: Building or Repairing Fences, Painting

Planned Low-Impact Activities: Scraping and painting

Bring Tools & Supplies: Gloves, paint scrapers (optional), large paint brushes suitable for painting fences (optional)

History or Educational Programs: Volunteers will be oriented to the site and be allowed to take a guided tour of the Manor House that day or receive passes to visit another day.

Food provided: Yes, water and snacks

In the Event of Inclement Weather: Saturday, April 14 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Please note: Volunteers should plan to work until at least noon but ideally until 3 p.m. We will provide a lunch break. Volunteers are welcome to bring a lunch to picnic on the property or there are local restaurants.nearby. This project is not suitable for very young children (under age 8) and all minors must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or other responsible adult (e.g., scout leader).

CONTACT

Kristen Laise

(540) 869-2028