October 01, 2018

Contact: Amy Poos

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park celebrates 80th anniversary

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, OCT. 1, 2018 – Join Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park in celebrating its 80th birthday! The park will have a Civilian Conservation Corps statue dedication Oct. 13 to celebrate its birthday and the achievements of the Corps. The dedication ceremony will start at 10 a.m. Following the ceremony, there will also be games, crafts and displays about the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Babler family in the Visitor’s Center until noon. Stick around for a musical performance by Mike Pace at the campground amphitheater starting at 7 p.m. Pace will play a mountain dulcimer providing the audience with mountain folk music.

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located at 800 Guy Park Drive, Wildwood. For more information about the event, call the park at 636-458-3813.

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