March 22, 2018

Contact: Brian Quinn

Easter Egg Hunt at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 16, 2018 – Children ages 3 to 10 are invited to hunt for more than 1,500 candy-filled Easter eggs  Saturday, March 31, at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid.

The Easter egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public. Participating children will be divided into four age groups during the hunt, and prizes will be awarded. Participants should bring their own basket or bag for 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 about the event, contact the site at 573-748-5340 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf).

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