News Release 184

Missouri State Parks hosts open house Aug. 18 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Volume 39-184 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to bring their ideas to an open house on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the open house will begin at 11 a.m. at the historic site. In conjunction with the open house, admission to the Nathan Boone home will be free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Staff will discuss recent activities and accomplishments at the historic site, including the new information kiosk, the successful prescribed burn operations at the site and the reconstruction of the porch of the Boone Home. They will also discuss future plans and give an overview of the historic site and its resources. A question-and-answer session will follow. Visitors are invited to share comments about the historic site and its facilities.

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site preserves the last home and grave of Missouri frontiersman Nathan Boone. The historic site is located 1.5 miles north of Ash Grove on State Highway V. For more information about the open house, call the historic site at 417-751-3266. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.