September 05, 2020

Contact: Miranda Fredrick

Mastodon, Sandy Creek Covered Bridge and Gov. Daniel Dunklin’s Grave state historic sites host public meeting Sept. 19

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 5, 2020 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Mastodon State Historic Site on Saturday, Sept. 19. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Information will be presented on Mastodon, Sandy Creek Covered Bridge and Gov. Daniel Dunklin’s Grave state historic sites. 

The public is invited to share comments about the historic sites and their operations during the meeting. Staff will be present to provide information and 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 inform the public of the current status and future plans for the park or historic site, while also offering 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 amid ongoing public health concerns. Come prepared with hand sanitizer and bottled water, avoid large and congested crowds, and please stay home if sick. Face coverings are encouraged when social-distancing measures are difficult to maintain, and may be required by local orders.

Mastodon State Historic Site is located at 1050 Charles J. Becker Dr., Imperial. For more information about the public information meeting or about other events at the sites, call 636-464-2976.

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