News Release 326

Open house planned Oct. 1 for Mark Twain State Park and State Historic Site

Volume 39-326 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., SEPT. 26, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an open house on Saturday, Oct. 1 for Mark Twain State Park and Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site near Stoutsville. The open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mark Twain Birthplace Memorial Shrine museum.

Representatives from the facility will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about the facility. Refreshments will be provided.

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

The Mark Twain Birthplace Memorial Shrine is located off of Highway U near Florida. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the site directly at 573-565-3440 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 more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit