MPA museum

The Missouri Press Association dedicated its Print Shop Museum in Arrow Rock in August, 1966. The Print Shop Museum is located in the Odd Fellows Lodge Building.

On display in the museum is a variety of letterpress printing equipment, including  Linotype, a newspaper flatbed press, job presses, Washington hand presses, hand-set type and other tools of the printing trade. The desk belonging to famous country editor H.J. Blanton of the Monroe County Appeal in Paris, Mo., is in the museum. Missouri Press Association publishers and friends in 1966, during MPA’s 100th anniversary, donated the equipment and items on display for the museum. Missouri
Press Foundation owns the museum contents and contributes to the maintenance of the building. The building is owned by the Friends of Arrow Rock. 

This is the Print Shop Museum in Arrow Rock, Mo., which is furnished and maintained by Missouri Press. A time capsule containing newspaper memorabilia is buried to the right of the museum. The marker notes the location of the capsule, which was buried in 1992, the 125th anniversary of Missouri Press Association. 

  

The historic town of Arrow Rock is northwest of Boonville, about 13 miles north of I-70 on Highway 41. Find out more about Arrow Rock and the MPA museum at the following web sites:

Friends of Arrow Rock

Friends of Arrow Rock Properties

Arrow Rock


 

This year marks the 40th anniversary of when Missouri Press Association estab-
lished its Print Shop Museum in Arrow Rock. The museum was dedicated by MPA
members in August, 1966.
You are invited to celebrate this milestone on Sunday, July 16, with a noon lun-
cheon at the Arrow Rock Tavern and a 2 p.m. matinee at the Arrow Rock Lyceum
Theatre. The musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” will be
on stage.
The Print Shop Museum in the Odd Fellows Lodge Building will be open for
tours. On display in the museum is a variety of letterpress printing equipment, in-
cluding a Linotype, a newspa-
per flatbed press, job presses,
Washington hand presses,
hand-set type and other tools
of the printing trade. The
desk belonging to famous
country editor H.J. Blanton of
the Monroe County Appeal in
Paris, Mo., is in the museum.
Missouri Press Associa-
tion publishers and friends in
1966, during MPA’s 100th
anniversary, donated the
equipment and items on
display for the museum. Mis-
souri Press Foundation owns
the museum contents and contributes to the maintenance of the building. The
building is owned by the Friends of Arrow Rock.
If you wish to join MPA in Arrow Rock on July 16, the noon meal costs per
person and the play at the Lyceum Theatre is per person — a total of per
person for the luncheon and play.
Please make reservations by June 30. Send your check and names of persons at-
tending to Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201.
Questions? Contact Kristie Williams at 573-449-4167 (kwilliams@socket.net).
The historic town of Arrow Rock is northwest of Boonville, about 13 miles
north of I-70 on Highway 41.
Find out more about Arrow Rock and the MPA museum at the following web
sites: http://www.friendsar.org/; http://www.friendsar.org/lodge.html; http://
www.arrowrock.org/; http://www.arrowrock.org/map_06.pdf.
We hope you can attend on July 16 to celebrate the MPA Print Shop Museum’s
40th anniversary!
lished its Print Shop Museum in Arrow Rock. The museum was dedicated by MPA
members in August, 1966.
You are invited to celebrate this milestone on Sunday, July 16, with a noon lun-
cheon at the Arrow Rock Tavern and a 2 p.m. matinee at the Arrow Rock Lyceum
Theatre. The musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” will be
on stage.
The Print Shop Museum in the Odd Fellows Lodge Building will be open for
tours. On display in the museum is a variety of letterpress printing equipment, in-
cluding a Linotype, a newspa-
per flatbed press, job presses,
Washington hand presses,
hand-set type and other tools
of the printing trade. The
desk belonging to famous
country editor H.J. Blanton of
the Monroe County Appeal in
Paris, Mo., is in the museum.
Missouri Press Associa-
tion publishers and friends in
1966, during MPA’s 100th
anniversary, donated the
equipment and items on
display for the museum. Mis-
souri Press Foundation owns
the museum contents and contributes to the maintenance of the building. The
building is owned by the Friends of Arrow Rock.
If you wish to join MPA in Arrow Rock on July 16, the noon meal costs per
person and the play at the Lyceum Theatre is per person — a total of per
person for the luncheon and play.
Please make reservations by June 30. Send your check and names of persons at-
tending to Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201.
Questions? Contact Kristie Williams at 573-449-4167 (kwilliams@socket.net).
The historic town of Arrow Rock is northwest of Boonville, about 13 miles
north of I-70 on Highway 41.
Find out more about Arrow Rock and the MPA museum at the following web
sites: http://www.friendsar.org/; http://www.friendsar.org/lodge.html; http://
www.arrowrock.org/; http://www.arrowrock.org/map_06.pdf.
We hope you can attend on July 16 to celebrate the MPA Print Shop Museum’s
40th anniversary!

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