June 17, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site hosts an Independence Day Celebration July 4

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 17, 2019 – Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site invites the public to see how the Boones and other residents of the Missouri Ozarks celebrated Independence Day on the frontier from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, July 4. A reading of the Declaration of Independence will take place at noon on the porch of the Boone home. Try your hand at quill pen writing or old fashion cane pole fishing in the site's pond.

Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and wear insect repellent.

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site is located 2 miles north of Ash Grove at 7850 N. State Highway V. For more information about the event, or for weather related cancellation information, call the historic site at 417-751-3266.

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.