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Welcome to the Boone Station Event

July 15, 2006

Photos by Jim Cummings

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After the arrival of several frontier families Park Manager, Phil Gray announced the guest speakers,

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(Left) Nancy O’Malley from the William S. Webb Museum of Antropology conducted a field school on the property in 1999 and talked of what she had learned. Link to UK antropology Website.

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ReEnactor Spencer Northup gave an excellent first person account of “A Frontier Farmer”.

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(Above) Author and historian Neal O. Hammon has done extensive research on the Boone family and their land claims and spoke of the early confusion on the claims to this land.

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Gun maker Larry McQuown pictured above with his horse talked about 18th century firearms and loaded and fired for the crowd.

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Despite the warm weather there was a cool breeze blowing as Neal Hammon spoke. At right Commerce Secretary George Ward stopped for a photo with Daniel Boone.

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

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