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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, NOV. 4, 2021 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to an informational public meeting for Mark Twain State Park, Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site and the Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at the visitor center at Mark Twain State Park, 37352 Shrine Road in Florida, Missouri. 

The public is invited to share comments and ask questions about the facilities and their operations. Facility representatives 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 the meeting, call the visitor center at 573-565-3440.

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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