News Release 162

Missouri State Parks hosts open house July 21 at Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site

Volume 39-162 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting Saturday, July 21 at Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site near Stoutsville. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the meeting will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the birthplace’s shrine and museum. The meeting will cover Mark Twain State Park, Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site and Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site.

Representatives from the facilities 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.
Mark Twain Birthplace Memorial Shrine is located off of Highway U near Florida, Mo. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the site directly at 573-565-3440. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.