News Release 451

Enjoy a piano recital Dec. 6 at Battle of Lexington State Historic Sites

Volume 37-451 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., NOV. 24, 2009 -- Piano music will resound throughout the Anderson House on Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site in Lexington. The piano recital is part of an open house sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources that will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

During the open house, Friends of the Anderson House will receive visitors into the holiday-decorated Anderson House. Visitors can enjoy conversations about events that took place during the mid-19th century and taste Victorian-era refreshments. From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Spencer Huston, a pianist and teacher at the University of Missouri -- Kansas City's (UMKC) Conservatory of Music, will present the piano recital.

Huston has a master's degree in music for piano performance from UMKC's Conservatory of Music. He remains an active performer with frequent performances in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

The Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is located on Delaware Street in Lexington. For more information, contact the historic site at 660-259-4654 or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at