FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 07, 2017

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St. Charles history talk planned Sept. 21 at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 7, 2017 – A lecture on “St. Charles Final Resting Places” will be held Sept. 21 at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles. The program will be held at 7 p.m. at the historic site and is open to the public.

The lecture will explore the history of final resting places in St. Charles. Local historian Justin Watkins will share the history behind the cemeteries of St. Charles and the stories of some of the most famous burials.

The program is part of the monthly “St. Charles History Talks” series sponsored by the Friends of First Missouri State Capitol. A $10 donation is suggested and includes a membership to the Friends of First Missouri State Capitol.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit http://mostateparks.com/passport for more information.

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is located at 200 South Main St. in St. Charles. For more information about the event, call the site at 636-940-3322. . For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit http://mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. 

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