News Release 363

Informational meeting planned Oct. 25 at Mastodon State Historic site

Volume 39-363 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., OCT. 13, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Mastodon State Historic Site in Imperial. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mastodon State Historic Site's museum auditorium. The meeting will also address Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Goldman and Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site in Herculaneum.
Staff from the historic sites will present information about the sites' operations, resource management and recreational developments. The agenda will include a summary of the activities during 2011 and future plans for the three sites. Items that will be discussed include the accomplishments of the State Parks Youth Corps, the grant for the preservation of Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, and the establishment of the Friends of Mastodon State Historic Site.
Mastodon State Historic Site is located at 1050 Charles J Becker Drive in Imperial. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the historic site at 636-464-2976 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 Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit