Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Interpretive Program and CDP Meeting

8/15/2020 | Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site | Ash Grove, MO

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Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. The ribbon cutting ceremony will honor the addition of Olive Boone’s name to the historic site.

The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Boone home. Immediately following the ceremony, historic site staff will present a program titled “Famous, infamous, and forgotten women of Ash Grove.” The historic site will also be showcasing several new interpretive panels funded by the Women’s Foundation.

Following the ribbon cutting ceremony and program, the site will host its first conceptual development planning meeting. The public is encouraged to come learn about the planning process, ask questions, and provide input regarding future historic site use and development. For for more information on conceptual development planning, click here.   

Parking for the event will be available in the accessible parking lot located near the Boone home. Following the ribbon cutting, historic site staff will be available to provide information about the historic site and the Boone home and answer questions. 

For more information about the event, please contact Mike Busekrus, facility manager at Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site, at 417-751-3266.

Click here to read the news release.

Event Time: 2 p.m.
7850 N. State Highway V, Ash Grove, MO | 417-751-3266

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs