FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2018

Contact: Amy Poos
5737519392
amy.poos@dnr.mo.gov

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site hosts Christmas Candlelight Tours Dec. 14 and 15

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, NOV. 30, 2018 – The public is invited to enjoy an 1860s Victorian Christmas during candlelight tours of the Hunter-Dawson home. The house, aglow with the warmth of oil lamps and candles, will be decorated with fresh greenery, Christmas trees and 1860s style ornaments. Site staff will be wearing Victorian era fashions, and refreshments will be served. Daytime tours will be given Dec. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with candlelight tours from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. This event is free and open to the public.

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

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

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