News Release 194

Earth Day work day planned April 17 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Volume 38-194 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst
573-751- 6510

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., APRIL 5, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host an Earth Day volunteer work day on Saturday, April 17, at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and the public is invited to attend and participate.

During the volunteer work day, site staff will lead volunteers in projects to improve the appearance of the 400-acre historic site.  Whitewashing the Nathan Boone home and fence and mulching young trees in the site’s visual screening area are among the activities scheduled. 

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site preserves the last home and grave of Missouri frontiersman Nathan Boone.  The historic site is located 1.5 miles north of Ash Grove on State Highway V.  Call the historic site at 417-751-3266 for more information.

For more information on participating, contact the historic site at 417-751-3266 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 the Web at mostateparks.com

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