Volunteers invited to John Brown Farm cleanup day

A statue of John Brown and an African-American boy is seen in August 2017 at the site of his farm near Lake Placid. (Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)

LAKE PLACID — Volunteers are welcome to join nonprofit group John Brown Lives for general cleanup, flower planting and trail cleanup at John Brown Farm State Historic Site Saturday, May 1, starting at 10 a.m.

It is one of more than 100 cleanup, improvement and beautification events happening statewide for I Love My Park Day.

John Brown Farm State Historic Site is located at 115 John Brown Road, Lake Placid. For more information, contact Park Manager Brendan Mills at 518-523-3900 or on his cellphone at 518-527-0191.

I Love My Park Day is coordinated at the statewide level by Parks & Trails New York in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Friends groups and park staff oversee cleanup, improvement and beautification projects and work with volunteers. More information is available at http://www.ptny.org/ilovemypark.


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