News Release 204

Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site June 27

Volume 39-204 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., JUNE 17, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting and open house on Monday, June 27, at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid. The informational meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Hunter-Dawson house and is open to the public.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. Topics to be covered include State Parks Youth Corps projects, budget status, special events and programs, and the establishment of a friends’ group for the site. New programs being developed and upcoming and proposed projects will also be discussed. Visitors are invited to share comments on the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site’s services and operations.

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

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at 312 Dawson Rd. in New Madrid. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site at 573-748-5340 or by calling the Missouri 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

For news releases on the Web, visit For a complete listing of upcoming meetings and events in the state park system, visit the online calendar at