2/24/2018 | Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site | Florida, MO
In celebration of African American History Month, the historic site will host an open house at the Mark Twain Memorial Shrine with presentations on the history and work of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1743. Company 1743 was an African-American CCC Company that was responsible for building the CCC shelter in the Buzzards Roost picnic area. Presentations will be given at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the museum and CCC artifacts will be on display. The park is also seeking old photographs, letters, etc., that members of Company 1743, family members, or friends may have that they would like to share with the park. Staff will be on hand during the open house to scan or photograph the items.
Event times: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Program times: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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