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1860s Children’s Day at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site

September 28 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm

Children of all ages are invited to Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site for 1860s Children’s Day. Children will have the opportunity to learn what life was like in the 1860s by participating in common chores and games from that era. Activities will include washing clothes with a washboard, dipping candles, churning butter, making rag dolls and walking on stilts.

This event is free and open to the public. Click here to read the news release.

*This event may change with or without notice. While we will make our best effort to update this page, it is recommended that you contact Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site prior to this event.*  

Missouri State Parks


Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site

312 Dawson Road
New Madrid, Missouri 63869 United States
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(573) 748-5340