News Release 119

Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Mark Twain State Park and State Historic Site on July 27

Volume 39-119 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

Members of the public are invited to an open house at Mark Twain State Park and Historic Site near Stoutsville on Saturday, July 27. The open house will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Mark Twain Birthplace Memorial Museum.

Representatives from the facility will provide information on future plans and answer questions. Visitors are also welcomed to share comments and suggestions. This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

A visit to Mark Twain State Park is also a great opportunity to log miles as a part of the Governor’s 100 Missouri Miles challenge. To celebrate Missouri’s distinction as the “Best Trails State” and to encourage Missourians to enjoy the outdoors, Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon are inviting Missourians to join them in completing 100 Missouri Miles of outdoor physical activity by the end of the year.

For more information and to take the Challenge, visit Participants can also share adventures, post photos and learn about upcoming events by connecting with 100 Missouri Miles on Facebook and Twitter.

The Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site 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 about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.