Saturday, April 6, 2019, Fort Fisher State Historic Site will host Park Day, an annual hands-on event sponsored by American Battlefield Trust, which brings history enthusiasts together with staff members to help preserve our nation’s heritage sites. Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate.

This year’s activities will include cleaning and painting artillery equipment and other assets, as well as raking and removing leaves and debris. Volunteers are asked to register in advance by calling 910-251-7340. Park Day will be held from 8:30 am to 12 pm. Tools, gloves, and water will be provided. Volunteers will receive a free Park Day t shirt and lunch sponsored by the Friends of Fort Fisher, the nonprofit support group that supports the site and all its programming, and Michelangelo’s Pizzas & Subs in Carolina Beach.