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News Release 118

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
                
gena.terlizzi@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2014 Volume 42-14-118 

Twain returns to Missouri for events at Mark Twain State Park and Birthplace

Jefferson City, Mo. - Guests of all ages will be able to enjoy the return of Mark Twain, as portrayed by Warren Brown, at the Mark Twain State Park and Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site on July 11-12. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the events will feature Brown’s authentic characterization of Twain’s stories and lecture series.

On Friday, July 11, Warren will present at the park’s Campground Amphitheater at 8 p.m. The following day, on Saturday, July 12 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Brown will visit the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site as Twain to share of memories and recollections of the Florida, Mo. Area.

Mark Twain State Park and Historic Site is located at 37352 Shrine Road in Florida. For more information about the event, call Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 573-565-3449. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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