Moores Creek National Battlefield To Hold Junior Ranger Day Event

Currie, NC- - In honor of National Park Week, Moores Creek National Battlefield will be holding a
Junior Ranger Day at the park from 10 am until 3 pm on Saturday, April 24. The event will feature
both in-person events and virtual events on the park’s website ( ).
The event will begin with a ceremony conducted by the Stamp Defiance Chapter of the Daughters of
the American Revolution (DAR) at 11:00 am. This DAR chapter will be offering a donation of a
new swivel cannon, which will be used in park historic weapons demonstrations. Following the
program, the swivel gun will be demonstrated at the park on the hour beginning at noon, with the
final demonstration taking place at 3:00 pm.
In addition, staff and volunteers will be offering musket demonstrations and a hands-on program
about the rolling of musket cartridges in the American Revolution. The park will also be offering its
new Junior Ranger booklet to all prospective Junior Rangers in attendance.
Visitors to Moores Creek National Battlefield should be aware that to protect the health of those who
live, work, and visit national parks and National Park Service (NPS) facilities, and in support of
President Biden’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring MaskWearing,
the NPS implemented a mask requirement for employees, visitors, partners, and
Face masks are now required in all park buildings and facilities, including visitor centers and
museums. Masks are also required on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing cannot be
maintained, including trails.
As conditions are subject to change, visitors should check park websites and social media channels
for details on operations before they visit. Park rangers are on duty to provide information, protect
visitors and park resources and uphold this requirement.