Who We Are|
Friends of Minute Man National Park is a member based
organization that exists to support the Park in a variety of ways. The
Friends seek to improve the visitor experience and the Park’s educational offerings, as well as to increase support of the Park’s vital heritage through advocacy,
grants and funds for restoration and preservation. The Friends also serve
as a means to provide more volunteers to leverage the Park’s existing staff.
The mission of The Friends
of Minute Man National Park is to preserve the birthplace of the American Revolution
and inspire visitors to learn the causes, events and continuing impact of the
Revolutionary War and its principles of Liberty and Democracy.
- Preservation, Restoration and Rehabilitation:
To preserve, restore and rehabilitate the cultural landscapes and historical structures
in order to evoke the conditions that existed in 1775, so that visitors may better
understand the experience of all the participants in the opening of the War of
the American Revolution.
To provide safe and convenient access to and within the Park to improve visitor
understanding and broaden their experience and work with surrounding towns.
To expand awareness and understanding of the origins of the American Revolution
and the continuing literary, political and social revolutions which it inspired.
To build and maintain state-of-the-art Visitor Centers
and other facilities to provide for the orientation, comfort, education and interpretation
for visitors and others interested in the Revolution.
Advocate and support the Park and its mission with local, state and national organizations
and to provide financial, volunteer and political advocacy on behalf of the Park
and its work.
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