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Christmas Candlelight Open House

12/9/2022 to 12/10/2022 | Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site | New Madrid, MO

The public is invited to enjoy an 1860s Victorian Christmas during a candlelight open house of the Hunter-Dawson Home. The house, aglow with the warmth of oil lamps and candles, will be decorated with fresh greenery, Christmas trees and 1860s-style ornaments. Site staff will be dressed in period clothes and will be present to answer any questions.

The candlelight open house will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m on Dec. 9 and 10, with daytime tours those days going from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public, and reservations are not required. For information about fees and reservations for daytime tours, click here.

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Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at:

312 Dawson Road, New Madrid, MO | 573-748-5340

Associated activities

  • Historic Site Tours