News Release 587

Informational meeting planned Oct. 21 at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

Volume 38-587 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 14, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21, to discuss issues related to Battle of Lexington State Historic Site in Lexington. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the site's visitor center. The public is invited to attend.

Recent accomplishments at the site and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. The agenda will include discussion of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in 2011, involvement in various regional tourism initiatives and the impact of the State Parks Youth Corps program. Visitors are invited to share comments on the site’s services and operation. 

This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by the department to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is located on Delaware Street in Lexington. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the historic site directly at 660-259-4654 or by calling the department toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf ). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com.

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