Thursday, November 7, 2013

Informational meeting for General John J. Pershing and Locust Creek Covered Bridge state historic sites Nov. 19

The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting at the General John J. Pershing
Boyhood Home State Historic Site in Laclede on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The meeting, which will also include information on Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, will be held from 6-8 p.m.  
Park representatives will provide information on future plans for the facilities and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share feedback and suggestions about services and operations. The Pershing Memorial Association will also discuss recent efforts regarding the site. This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input regarding the facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site is located at 1100 Pershing Drive in Laclede. Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the facility at660-963-2525. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.