Public invited to share ideas during an informational meeting regarding Three State Historic Sites

Harry S Truman Birthplace, Osage Village and Battle of Carthage

For more information: 573-751-1010
Volume 37-190 For Immediate Release: July 15, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., -- In an effort to ensure that the public has an opportunity to provide input regarding services provided in state parks and historic sites, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites you to bring your ideas to an informational meeting Saturday, July 18. Discussion will include issues related to Harry S Truman Birthplace, Osage Village and Battle of Carthage state historic sites in southwest Missouri. The meeting will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. in the site office at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site in Lamar, and the public is invited.

Site staff will give a brief presentation about progress at the three historic sites and discuss future plans. Recent improvements at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site include replacing period wall paper, repairing the back porch, and completing a maintenance shop for increased maintenance efficiency. Visitors are invited to share comments on services and operations provided at the three historic sites.

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site is located at 1009 Truman in Lamar. Persons requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can call the site directly at 417-682-2279 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit www.mostateparks.com

###