Ozark National Scenic Riverways to Host Alley Spring Community Reunion

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Patty Wheatley-Bishop

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News Release Date: July 14, 2016

Contact: Josh Chilton, 573-226-3945

Contact: Dena Matteson, 573-323-4814

EMINENCE, MO –Ozark National Scenic Riverways will host a Celebration and Reunion of the Alley Spring Community on August 7, in partnership with the Shannon County Museum. All are invited to attend this event. Participants will be treated to special tours of the Alley Spring Mill and Storys Creek one-room school house beginning at 5:00 p.m. A potluck dinner will be held in the Alley pavilion at 6:30 p.m., followed by a time of sharing of stories from yesteryear. Musical entertainment will round out the evening and all are welcome to bring their instruments. Visit the Shannon County Museum during the month of August for a special Alley Spring themed display.

Alley Spring is located five miles west of Eminence, Missouri, on State Route 106. For more information, phone (573) 226-3945, or visit the park’s Facebook page or website at www.nps.gov/ozar

This program is part of a series of activities and events planned at Ozark National Scenic Riverways throughout 2016 to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service. We invite you to find your park and discover new activities and adventures in your own backyard! For more information about the Ozark National Scenic Riverways and upcoming centennial programs, call (573) 323-4236 during business hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; visit the park’s Facebook page, or website at www.nps.gov/ozar.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people.

 -NPS-

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Last updated: July 16, 2016

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