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Dates: 7/5/2017 - 12/29/2017
City / State: New Madrid, MO
Event Name: New Madrid County
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 107896 2017/Y1983
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 1B
Description: Trail follows River Walk on the levee with an 8 mile view, through residential areas and to Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site. New Madrid is the oldest American city west of the MS River. The 1811-12 earthquake is the greatest seismic event in N. America. Area was part of El Camino Real, Trail of Tears and Civil War Flotilla Battle of Island #10.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call
Start Times: Mon.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 12-4
Location: New Madrid Historical Museum
Start Point / Driving Directions: #1 Main St. 573-748-5944 Southbound on I-55, Exit 49 for US-61/US-62. Left on US-61/US-62. Left on Hwy. U which becomes Dawson Rd. Right on Main St. to Waters St. Museum is ahead on the left. Park in gravel lot on the right. Walk Box is on the floor to the right of the entry.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Museum closed on major holidays. Qualifies for New Madrid in the Walking the Counties of MO program. 10k walkers will walk 5k in reverse.
Host Club: Dogwood Trailblazers
Contact: Glen Conyers (417) 434-0977
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