News Release 048

Hunt for Easter eggs April 7 at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site

Volume 39-048 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

Children ages 3 to 10 are invited to hunt for candy-filled eggs on Saturday April 7, at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the Easter egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public.

Bring your own basket or bag and search for more than 1,400 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. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.