1860s Children's Day

9/28/2019 | Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site | New Madrid, MO

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.


Event Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
312 Dawson Road, New Madrid, MO | (573) 748-5340

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs