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Park Day Battles Trash At Historic
20, 2012 - Southport, NC - Another wave of volunteers
will descend on battlefields in North Carolina and
across the nation. However, unlike the Civil War
volunteers of 150 years ago, these participants will be
armed with paint brushes, trash bags and weed whackers.
On Saturday, March 31, volunteers from across the nation
at more than 100 sites in 25 states are coming together
to participate in the nationwide "Park Day" to help
clean and restore America's priceless battlefields.
In North Carolina, there will be four North Carolina
State Historic Sites and one State History Museum
Fort Fisher, 1610
Fort Fisher Blvd. South, Kure Beach, NC, 28449; or (910)
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson, 8884 St. Phillips
Road, Southeast, Winnabow, NC, 28479; or (910) 371-6613
Bennett Place, 4409 Bennett Memorial Road, Durham, NC
27705; or (919) 383-4345
Vance Birthplace, 911 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC
28787; or (828) 645-6707
N.C. Maritime Museum-Southport, 204 East Moore St.,
Southport, NC 28461; or (910) 457-0003
In exchange for the hard work, volunteers will receive
t-shirts and learn of the site's history from local
experts. To volunteer, directly contact one of the
For general information call (919) 807-7389. The
Division of State Historic Sites and the Division of
State History Museums are agencies of the N.C.
Department of Cultural Resources.
Southport, NC Hotel