Fort Boonesborough
Kentucky History Award

Winner of 2 History Awards From the Kentucky Historical Society

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Daniel Boone appears courtesy of
The Kentucky Humanities Council Chautauqua  Speakers Program

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Daniel Boone opens the 2012 Season

Click here for a short clip of the  presentation

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Daniel Boone greets the assembled audience as if they were new settlers just come into Kentucky.

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These visitors choose the balcony seats to look down on the performance.

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This Saturday marked the opening of the 18th Century Tavern in the other blockhouse at the fort. Jon Hagge provided the music. In addition to being open during  the chats the Fort now offers” A Tavern Night”. This program may be scheduled by groups, or scheduled for a particular date and open to individual reservations. These events will include tavern games, sample foods of 18th century tavern fare, discussions of items of local concern in the last quarter of the 18th century, and may include period music and dance as well.

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At left Foundation member Elizabeth Chalfant holds sign up sheets while interim manager Todd Melton looks on.

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Foundation President George Chalfant (at left) tells the audience a little bit about The Foundation and the programs they have sponsored over the years. At right Fort Manager Bill Farmer lists the upcoming programs for the 2012 Season at Fort Boonesborough. The Fort opens on a daily basis April 1, 2012.

Additional photos and video at http://graphicenterprises.net/html/fireside_chats_2012.html

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See stories and clips from previous year’s chats.

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

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