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Volunteer with Friends of Freeman Station

freeman station volunteersFriends of Freeman Station blog:

As the weather warms, Volunteer Work Days are resuming at Freeman Station.  Please earmark your calendar for Saturday, April 16th and Saturday, April 30th.  More than 3,000 hours of volunteer efforts have gone into Station restoration, and that work will continue in April and across the Summer (yes, it really will be Summer).  We can use your varied talents:  painting, scraping, sanding, grounds keeping, carpentry, and the like… as well as many other tasks.  Wear old clothes, protective boots if you have them — if you can help, please email for more details and to let us know you are available.

The station is located at 1285 Fairview Street, between Brant Street and Maple Avenue, beside the Burlington Fire Department.

For more information about Freeman Station, to become a member or donate, visit their website here: Freeman Station


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