Coming This (and Next) Weekend: Kernstown Battlefield Park Day

WHAT: Park Day volunteer event at Kernstown Battlefield
WHEN: Saturday, April 16th & 23rd, 2016, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Meet at Kernstown Battlefield Park, 106 Battlepark Drive, Winchester, VA
MORE INFO: Dave Jenkins by phone at 540-247-3362 or by e-mail at
Meg Martin (Civil War Trust) 202-367-1861 x7231
Kernstown Battlefield Foundation by phone at (540) 869-2896 or (202) 302-9129

History buffs, community leaders and preservationists will team up with the Civil War Trust at more than 125 sites in 29 states to answer the call to service on Park Day. Celebrating its twentieth year, Park Day has attracted volunteers of all ages and abilities bound by their dedication to serving their communities at historic sites nationwide.

In Winchester, Kernstown Battlefield Park will host a Park Day event beginning at 9:00 a.m. on April 16 and 23. Needs range from painting, grounds maintenance, minor building repair to seeding of new grass around Park Buildings. A local historian may also be available to describe the park’s significance. For more information about Park Day at Kernstown Battlefield Park, please contact Dave Jenkins by phone at 540-247-3362 or by e-mail at

The Civil War Trust is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of America’s hallowed battlegrounds. For a complete list of participating Park Day sites around the country, visit