Fort Boonesborough
Kentucky History Award

Winner of 2 History Awards From the Kentucky Historical Society

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What can you see on a visit to Fort Boonesborough?
A variety of activities take place in the cabins, daily. Also visit the Event Schedule Page for a listing of special events at the fort.

Visitors to the Fort can walk the grounds, see a short film in the orientation center and visit with the interpreters inside the cabins as they go about their various activities.

Visitors can also shop in the 18th Century Transylvania Store. The Campground is situated down near the original fort site and offers a campground store for general merchandise needs while at the park or the pool.

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Visit with one of the fort’s blacksmiths as they forge 18th implements

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What would the settlers at Fort Boonesborough have in the garden? Stop and check what’s growing.

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This cabin  shows how early settlers would have lived and dressed.

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Wooden bowls and spoons, tools and more come from the woodworker’s cabin

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Learn about 18th century firearms in the gunmaker’s cabin.

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Sewing, spinning and weaving kept the women of Fort Boonesborough busy.

The original Fort Boonesborough was built by Daniel Boone and his men in 1775

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