Department of Parks
Ft. Boonesborough's 18th Century Store Now Offers On-Line Purchases
RICHMOND, Ky. -- The 18th Century Transylvania Store at Fort Boonesborough State Park is now online, just in time for holiday shoppers to peruse and order the store’s gift items via their home computer.
The shop’s offerings, which include 18th century goods and objects such as woodenware, porcelain, ironware, coins, books, dried food and many others, can now be viewed and purchased through the internet.
The online store’s web address is http://parks.ky.gov/Online+Stores/18thCenturyStore/. You can also reach it from the park’s web site, www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org.
Fort Boonesborough is located at 4375 Boonesborough Road, just 5 miles off I-75 at Exit 95, about 10 miles south of Lexington. With its strategic location in central Kentucky, Fort Boonesborough is within easy driving distance from most of the commonwealth. The original fort was built by Daniel Boone and his men in 1775.
Besides tours of the fort, attractions and activities at Fort Boonesborough include camping, hiking, mini-golf and swimming in season. The park is also home to the Kentucky River Museum, which features displays representing life on the river in the 1900s. The Transylvania Store also offers items for sale by phone and in person.
For more information, contact Phil Gray at 859-527-3131 or email email@example.com.
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 Tourism, Arts & Heritage 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.