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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, NOV. 30, 2021 – Staff members at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site invite the public to experience shopping in an 1821 general store on the frontier from noon to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10. 

The site will have the Peck Brothers Dry Goods and Hardware Store open to the public. Products for sale will include, but are not limited to, old-fashioned toys, games, candy, lye soap, tea blocks and handmade Christmas ornaments. 

Visitors can enjoy the old-time atmosphere and shop the unique and old-time items for stocking stuffers and small gifts. Hot chocolate and apple cider will be available to patrons while shopping.

The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others.

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is located at 200 S. Main St. in St. Charles. For more information about this unique experience, call First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site at 636-940-3322.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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