EAST PRAIRIE, MO (KFVS) - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold a Living History Day on Saturday, September 8 at Big Oak Tree State Park near East Prairie.
Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, this event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
During Living History Day, you can watch demonstrations of old time skills such as rope making, weaving, flintknapping and making canvas floor cloths. There will be exhibits of the Southeast Explorer Mobile Learning Center from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and music from "Bluegrass Revival."
Big Oak Tree State Park is located 15 miles south of East Prairie on Highway 102.
For more information, you can contact the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site at 573-748-5340.
To learn more about state parks and historic sites, you can click here to visit the Missouri State Parks online.