Topic ID #31807 - posted 3/16/2014 2:49 AM

Volunteer opportunity: Baltimore, MD

Jennifer Palmer

We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park
Fieldwork begins on April 15, 2014. Stay tuned for daily updates from our project team and volunteers.
Patterson Park, known as Hampstead Hill in the early 1800s, was the site of Baltimore’s major defensive position against a British land invasion in the War of 1812. With funding from the Maryland Heritage Area Authority and the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program, Baltimore Heritage is undertaking an archaeological investigation of Patterson Park in spring 2014. Read on for details on how you can come out and celebrate the history of the Battle of Baltimore in Patterson Park at fun special events and as a volunteer!

Updated! Register to volunteer for archeological fieldwork

We have hands-on volunteer opportunities for community residents and other volunteers with a wide range of experience in archeological fieldwork. Fieldwork volunteers will be expected to volunteer for a morning, afternoon or full day shift on at least one date. Advance registration is required and all volunteers will need to participate in a brief orientation and safety training. Please register today to receive more information about volunteer schedules and to learn more about upcoming events.

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