Christmas Candlelight Tours

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The public is invited to enjoy an 1860s Victorian Christmas during candlelight tours of the Hunter-Dawson home. The house, aglow with the warmth of oil lamps and candles, will be decorated with fresh greenery, Christmas trees and 1860s-style ornaments. Site staff will be present to answer any questions.

Candlelight tours will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 11. Daytime tours on these days will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and reservations are not required. The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others.


Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site
Friday   5:30 pm — 8:30 pm
Saturday   5:30 pm — 8:30 pm
312 Dawson Road
New Madrid, MO 63869

Additional Information

Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only