Monday, December 8, 2014

Enjoy Holiday Tours at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site Dec. 12-13

The public is invited to enjoy an 1860s Victorian Christmas during tours of the Hunter-Dawson home. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, tours will be Dec. 12-13 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., with candlelight tours from 6-8:30 p.m. each evening.

The house, aglow with the warmth of oil lamps and candles, will be decorated with fresh greenery, Christmas trees and 1860s style ornaments. Site staff will be wearing Victorian era fashions and refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at 312 Dawson Road in New Madrid. For more information, contact the site at 573-748-5340. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visitmostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Informational meeting at Thousand Hills State Park Dec. 11

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The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting at Thousand Hills State Park onThursday, Dec. 11. The meeting will be held at the park restaurant from 3- 4 p.m.
Park representatives will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share feedback and suggestions about park services and operations. 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.
Thousand Hills State Park is located at 20431 State Highway 157, Kirksville, MO. Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the facility directly at 660-665-6995. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.