Department of Parks
Fireside Chats During February At Fort Boonesborough
RICHMOND, Ky. – Fort Boonesborough State Park and the Fort Boonesborough Foundation will be holding a series of “Fireside Chats” with famous characters from Kentucky history beginning Feb. 5, 2011.
During each Saturday program, there will be a “Taste of Frontier Fare” from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. The program begins at 6:45 p.m. at the block house. Below is a schedule of appearances by Kentucky historical figures.
- Feb. 5, Daniel Boone, Kentucky woodsman portrayed by Scott New.
- Feb. 12, “Mad” Anne Bailey, heroine of the Kanawha Valley portrayed by Suzanne Larner.
- Feb. 19, The Doctor, an 18th century physician portrayed by Albert Roberts.
- Feb. 26, Andrew Montour (Sattelihu), native diplomat, interpreter and warrior of the French and Indian War portrayed by Bill Hunt.
Tickets are $15 for adults or $25 per couple. Children 12 and under are $5 each. Reservations are required due to limited seating. For reservations or additional information, call 859-527-3131 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET or email: email@example.com . All proceeds benefit the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.
In addition to the reconstructed fort, the park also has a campground, swimming pool, hiking trails, the Kentucky River Museum, mini-golf, picnic shelters and a gift shop. Fort Boonesborough is located near Richmond. From I-75, take exit 95 to KY 627. On I-64, exit at Winchester to KY 627.