News Release 100

Hunt for Easter eggs April 23 at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site

Volume 39-100 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., APRIL 12, 2011 -- Children ages three to 10 are invited to hunt for candy-filled eggs on Saturday, April 23, at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid. The Easter egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public to attend.

Bring your own basket or bag and search for more than 1,000 candy-filled eggs. Children will be divided into four age groups during the hunt and prizes will be awarded after the hunt. In case of inclement weather, the hunt will be cancelled.

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located on Dawson Road in New Madrid. For more information, contact the site at 573-748-5340 or the 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