Mahone’s Tavern seeks volunteers for Park Day

Published 6:13 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2019


On Saturday, April 6, history buffs, community leaders, and preservationists will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates its 23rd year with events in 32 states.

In Courtland, Mahone’s Tavern and Museum will host a Park Day event beginning at 9 a.m. Needs include building or repairing fences, clearing brush, landscaping, painting and trash removal, and a local historian will also be available to describe the park’s significance.

For more information about Park Day at Mahone’s Tavern, contact Jonathan Varnell at 252-617-9233 or by e-mail at The site is located at 22341 Main St., Courtland.

The American Battlefield Trust is a national nonprofit land preservation organization devoted to the protection of America’s hallowed battlegrounds. It saves the battlefields of the Civil War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812, and educates the public about their importance in forging the nation we are today. To date, the Trust has preserved over 50,000 acres of battlefield land in 24 states. Learn more at

For a complete list of participating Park Day Sites, visit Volunteers can participate in Park Day online using #ParkDay2019.