Department of Parks
Fireside Chats Start Jan. 27 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 Jan. 27.
During each Saturday program, the fort gift shop will be open from and there will be a “Taste of Frontier Fare” from The program begins at at the block house.
Here is the calendar of speakers:
Jan. 27: Daniel Boone by Steve Caudill
Feb. 3: William Whitley by Matt Bryant
Feb. 10: Isaac Shelby by Mel Hankla
Feb. 17: Ann McGinty by Melanie Kuntz (Antique appraisal ; $10 per item, three for $25)
Feb. 24: George Rogers Clark by Mel Hankla
Tickets are $15 for adults or $25 for a couple. Children 12 and under are $5 each. Reservations are required due to limited seating. For reservations or information, call 859-527-3131 Monday through Friday or email: firstname.lastname@example.org All proceeds benefit the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.
Fort Boonesborough is located near Richmond. From I-75, take exit 95 to KY 627. On I-64, exit at Winchester to KY 627.
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