Civil War  |  Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ John Siddle Williams Home, Hickory County, Missouri, Museum

Upcoming Event
Saturday, May 13, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST

18540 Museum Street
Hermitage, MO 65668

Meeting place
We will meet at the John Siddle Williams House, 18540 Museum Street, Hickory County, Missouri. Time of arrival: 9 AM (can arrive later).
Planned Activities
Museum housekeeping chores (sweeping, dusting, etc.), cleaning and planting flower beds, aiding in archaeological excavation, painting/interior & exterior.
History or Educational Activities
John Siddle Williams was the first Sheriff and Collector appointed when Hickory County was formed. He was later elected to the Missouri Legislature, serving from 1850 until 1861. He left the legislature in 1861 to serve as a Confederate officer during the Civil War. He later served as a State Senator in Arkansas until 1882, when he died on the Senate floor. A program on his life and service in the Confederacy will be presented.
Should I bring any tools or supplies?
Gloves would be helpful and clothing appropriate for working outside in flowerbeds, dirt or painting
Is there a rain date?
In the instance of inclement weather, Park Day will continue as planned.
Please note
In case of inclement weather we can work inside the house/museum or return on Saturday, May 20 if they prefer.

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