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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 23, 2021 – The team at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site invites children of all ages to 1860s Children’s Day from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn what life was like in the 1860s by participating in common time period activities, such as washing clothes with a washboard, dipping candles, walking on stilts and more.

This event is free and open to the public.

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

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at 312 Dawson Road, New Madrid. For more information about the meeting, please contact the site at 573-748-5340.

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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