News Release 229

Holiday Tours at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site Dec. 13-14

Volume 39-229 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to enjoy 1860’s Victorian Christmas tours of the home at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid on Dec. 13 and 14. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, tours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with candlelight tours from 6-8:30 p.m. each evening.

The house, aglow with the warmth of oil lamps and candles, will be decorated with fresh greenery, Christmas trees and 1860s style ornaments. Site staff will be wearing Victorian-era fashions. The event is free, and refreshments will be served.

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at 312 Dawson Road in New Madrid. For more information, contact the site at 573- 748-5340. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.