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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, NOV 2, 2023 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend a conceptual development planning meeting for the Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the site’s Pershing Memorial Museum and Leadership Archives.

As the long-range plan for the historic site is updated, the public is encouraged to come learn more about the planning process, ask questions and provide input regarding future historic site use and development.

A 30-day comment period will begin Nov. 8, with a survey available online at

Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site is located at 1100 Pershing Drive in Laclede. For more information about the event, call the historic site 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.

Brown cantilever sign in front of Gen. John J. Pershing’s boyhood home

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