Department of Parks
Cumberland Falls Historical Dinner Series Features Revolutionary War Hero George Rogers Clark on Nov. 10
CORBIN, Ky. – The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Historical Dinner Series will present the story of Revolutionary War hero George Rogers Clark on Nov. 10.
Clark, a Virginian, came to Kentucky as a surveyor but made his name as a leader during the war fighting the British in the West. He settled in the Louisville area after the war. Clark is portrayed by Mel Hankla as part of the Kentucky Humanities Council Kentucky Chautauqua, which provides actors who portray characters from the state’s past.
The dinner begins at and the program at The dinner and show are $25 per person. The park is offering an overnight package that includes a lodge room, dinner and show for two for $105.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park has a lodge, Riverview Restaurant, cottages, campground, hiking trails, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, other recreational activities and a great view of Cumberland Falls. For more information, call the park at 1-800-325-0063. Cumberland Falls is 20 miles southwest of Corbin. Take U.S. 25W to KY 90.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 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