March 09, 2018

Contact: Brian Quinn

Get ready for monarchs at the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site March 24

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 9, 2018 – Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is hosting a special educational event to help people get ready for the arrival of monarch butterflies in Missouri. The free, family-friendly program will be held in the park’s Visitor Center from 2 to 3 p.m., March 24.

Participants will learn about monarch butterflies and how they can help the beautiful insects by creating a butterfly garden at home. Butterfly friendly plants will be available for participants to take home, though supplies are limited.

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is located 1101 Deleware Street, Lexington. For more information about the event, call the state historic site at 660-259-4654. 

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