News Release 349

Informational meeting planned Oct. 19 at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home

Volume 39-349 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 11, 2011-- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site in Laclede. The meeting, which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the historic site's visitor center, will also address Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site.
Representatives from the site will provide information on future plans for the facilities and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about the facilities.
The informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home is located at 1100 Pershing Drive in Laclede. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the facility directly at 660-963-2525 or by calling 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 on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit