April 06, 2017

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Annual Easter egg hunt at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site April 15

Children ages three to ten are invited to hunt for candy-filled eggs at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid.  The Easter egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. on April 15 at the historic site.

Kids are invited to bring a basket or bag and search for more than 1,500 candy-filled eggs. Children will be divided into four age groups during the hunt and prizes will be awarded.  The event is free and open to the public.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017.  Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit for more information. 

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