News Release 279

Informational meeting planned Aug. 20 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Volume 39-279 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., AUG. 8, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the site’s picnic area.

Representatives from the historic site will discuss accomplishments at the site during the past year and plans for the future. Staff will answer questions and invite the public to share comments on the park and its services. Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site is located 1.5 miles north of historic Ash Grove on Highway V. The historic site preserves the last home and grave of Missouri frontiersman Nathan Boone.

People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site at 417-751-3266 or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com.

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