News Release 246

Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Arrow Rock State Historic Site July 24

Volume 39-246 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., JULY 14, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Sunday, July 24, at Arrow Rock State Historic Site in Arrow Rock. The informational meeting will begin at 2 p.m. in the picnic area shelter house.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. Discussion items will include the site's conceptual development plan, a long-term planning process that is under way. Other items include the status of the budget and a discussion of the Sappington Negro Cemetery. Visitors are invited to share comments on the Arrow Rock, Sappington Cemetery and Boone’s Lick state historic sites’ 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.

Arrow Rock State Historic Site is located on Highway 41, one half mile south of the town. The picnic shelter is at 39700 Overlook Drive. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the Arrow Rock State Historic Site at 660-837-3330 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