Help clean up the Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield on Park Day, April 6

The Camp Wildcat Battlefield cleanup will take place April 6.

Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, the Camp Wildcat Preservation Foundation is teaming up with the Civil War Trust for spring cleanup and maintenance at the Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield.

This is the 23rd year for this joint effort. The Camp Wildcat Battlefield is operated and maintained by the Camp Wildcat Preservation Foundation in partnership with the Laurel County Fiscal Court, the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Laurel County Historical Society and others.

Volunteers, clubs, boy scouts, girl scouts, etc. are invited to come out and join in maintaining this important historic site. Work begins at 9:00 a.m. and will include litter pickup and grounds, trail and sign maintenance. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather. Any necessary tools will be provided. Gloves are recommended. Those wishing to help should meet at the parking lot at the top of Wildcat Mountain.

Food and refreshments will be provided at no cost at noon and a free T-shirt given to all volunteers courtesy of the Civil War Trust. In addition, there will be a historical presentation at 12:30 p.m.

To get to the event, follow I-75 to Exit 49 and from there follow signs, or take U.S. 25 to Hazel Patch road and follow signs.

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