News Release 013

Input sought on plans for state historic sites in Howard and Saline counties

Volume 39-013 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JAN. 27, 2011 – Missouri State Parks will hold an open house on Saturday, Feb. 5, to seek public input on future development plans for Arrow Rock, Boone's Lick and Sappington Cemetery state historic sites in Howard and Saline counties. The open house will be held at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site visitor center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.

Representatives from the historic site will be on hand to gather input from interested citizens regarding the conceptual development plan, which is the long-range development plan for the park. Input also will be solicited from the public through surveys that will be distributed at the park and will be available on the web. The survey will be available at from Feb. 5 through Feb. 21.

The meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the public has input on services provided in Missouri state parks and historic sites.

Arrow Rock State Historic Site is located at 4th and Van Buren Streets in Arrow Rock. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the site directly at 660-837-3330 or by calling Missouri State Parks toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit