1997 – 2002

Friends of G.A.R. (F.G.A.R.) formed – volunteers adopt park. Volunteer groups plant hundreds of daffodils, formalize headstone rows, clean out and thin hedges, begin staffing a daily flag raising.
F.G.A.R. applies for Department of Neighborhood’s Small and Simple Grant to Explore Options for Long Term Preservation of G.A.R. Cemetery Park.