FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 02, 2019

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Sam A. Baker State Park hosts Lodge Renovation and Restoration Ceremony Aug. 8

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 2, 2019 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is hosting a ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 8 to kick off the renovation and restoration of Sam A. Baker State Park Lodge. The public is invited to the ceremony at 1 p.m. at the lodge. The former dining lodge, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934, is being converted to a lodging and event venue. Attendees will have the opportunity to review the renovation plans and tour the building prior to the start of the project. 

The construction contract for the lodge was awarded to Brockmiller Construction Inc. of Farmington, and the design contract was awarded to Engine House #1 from St. Louis. 

Sam A. Baker State Park is located Route 1 Box 18150, Patterson, in southeast Missouri. For more information on the project or ceremony, please contact Sam A. Baker State Park at 573-856-4411.

For more information about Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites, visit the web at https://mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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