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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, OCT. 27, 2021 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to an informational public meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 10 covering General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home and Locust Creek Covered Bridge state historic sites. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Pershing Memorial Museum and Leadership Archives building, located at 905 Ausmus St. in Laclede, Missouri. 

The public is invited to share comments and ask questions about the sites and their operations. Representatives from the sites will be present to provide information and to answer questions.

Input from the public is important to Missouri State Parks. These informational meetings, which are being held in all state parks and historic sites, help create two-way communication with the public. The meetings give staff the opportunity to let people know the current status and future plans for the park or historic site, and they offer visitors the opportunity to comment on the facilities. For a list of scheduled informational meetings, visit

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

For more information about this meeting, contact the General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site office at 660-963-2525.

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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