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News Release 199

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
                
gena.terlizzi@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 16, 2014 Volume 42-14-199 

A "Haunting in the Mill" at Montauk State Park Oct. 25

Jefferson City, Mo. - The public is invited to enjoy a “Haunting in the Mill” on Saturday, Oct. 25. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event includes three family-friendly tours at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Visitors will get to experience a unique night-time tour of the historic Montauk Mill, located across the road from the picnic shelter. Volunteers and park staff, dressed in historical costumes, will help history come to life.

The first 80 guests will be allowed in for each tour, which is offered free of charge. Visitors are encouraged to wear warm clothes while they wait outside for the tour. Hot chocolate and an old-fashioned treats will be provided to children.

Montauk State Park is located 22 miles southwest of Salem on Hwy. 119 in Dent County. For more information about the event, call the park directly at 573-548-2201. 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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