Experience the award winning "Border Disorder" program at Prairie State Park June 13

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Volume 37-157 For Immediate Release: June 5, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., - Experience the uncertainty of living on Missouri's western border during the American Civil War during the "Border Disorder" event on Saturday, June 13 at Prairie State Park near Mindenmines.  This program received the Outstanding Interpretive Program of the year for 2005 from the Region VI National Association for Interpretation.  Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. 

Re-enactors will take you through the struggle and fears the settlers felt during this time period.  "Border Disorder" will be held outside and will require walking a mile across the prairie.  Audience participation is encouraged. Reservations are required by June 10.

Prairie State Park is located four miles southwest of Liberal on State Road K to State Road P in Barton County or take Highway 160 16 miles east of Lamar to State Road NN and follow the signs.  For more information or to make your reservation, call the park at 417-843-6711 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at www.mostateparks.com