March 19, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Hunt for Easter eggs at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site April 4

Children ages 3-10 will be able to hunt for candy-filled eggs on Saturday, April 4, at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the Easter egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public.

Participants should bring their own basket or bag to search for more than 1,500 candy-filled eggs. Children will be divided into four age groups and prizes will be awarded after the hunt. In case of inclement weather, the hunt will be cancelled.

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at 312 Dawson Road in New Madrid. For more information, contact the site at 573-748-5340. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.