September 13, 2019

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Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site hosts 1860s Children’s Day Sept. 28

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT 13, 2019 – Come and play during the 1860s Children’s Day at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 28.

During this free public event, kids of all ages will engage in fun, hands-on activities. Children will have the opportunity to learn what life was like during the 1860s when they dip candles, churn butter, make rag dolls, walk on stilts, wash clothes with a washboard, and so much more!

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located 312 Dawson Road, New Madrid. For more information about the event, call the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site at 573-748-5340.

For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.