Kids on the Frontier

5/18/2019 | Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site | Ash Grove, MO

Celebrate National Kids in Parks Day at the historic site. Join period-dressed interpreters as you learn about the life of children growing up on the Missouri frontier. Historical activities will include candle dipping, rope making, dolly stick laundry, whitewashing and 1840s children’s games. A reading of the children’s book “Belle,” will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the parlor of the Boone home. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the historic site office at 417-751-3266. Click here to read the news release. 

Event times: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

This event is one of many events Missouri State Parks is hosting in celebration of the National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day! Click here for a complete list of events in Missouri state parks and historic sites throughout the state.

7850 N. State Hwy. V, Ash Grove, MO | (417) 751-3266

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs