Department of Parks
Pioneer Museum At Blue Licks To Hold Open House July 7
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Pioneer Museum at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park will have an open house on Friday, July 7. Admission will be free for the event.
Visitors can tour the museum, hold a real mastodon tooth, view pioneer relics and learn about the history of one of the last battles of the Revolutionary War.
The museum souvenir shop currently features paintings by local artist Herby Moore, who will be there at on July 7 to discuss his work. Visitors can learn about the inspirations behind Moore's paintings of local scenes and historical events by stopping by the Pioneer Museum and meeting the artist.
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park near Mount Olivet features a dining hall, 32-room lodge, putt-putt golf, swimming pool, hiking trails, a campground, fishing and canoeing. For more information, call the park at 1-800-443-7008.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov