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News Release 145

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392
                steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 11, 2014 Volume 42-14-145 

Exploring heritage herbs at Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site Aug. 23

Jefferson City, Mo. - Guests at Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site can attend a program about heritage herbs on Saturday, Aug. 23. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will begin at 2 p.m.

Featured speaker Deborah Lee will discuss what herbs our ancestors used as well as when, what and how they prepared them. Lee has been fascinated with herbs since college. She has taught medicinal herb classes and worked with clients for more than 30 years. She is the owner of Four Winds Farm near Quincy, IL.

Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site is located at 37352 Shrine Road in Florida. For more information about the event, call Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 573-565-3449. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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