Fort Boonesborough

Winner of 2 History Awards From the Kentucky Historical Society

THIS WEBSITE FUNDED BY THE FORT BOONESBOROUGH FOUNDATION

Kentucky History Award

1778 Siege of Boonesborough 2009
Fort Boonesborough State Park & Fort Boonesborough Foundation

Saturday and Sunday, September 26-27

A living History reenactment including Militia, settlers camps, Native American village, merchants, traders, period music and more

Visit our 18th Century Store, Museum Store and Fort Museum

Reenactment each day at 2 pm

Free with paid admission to the Fort

Concessions available both days

Special “Night Battle” on Saturday at Dusk approx 7:30

Now you can see the muzzle blasts, the torches, and feel the
dangers of a night attack,. Admission for night battle
$3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children
 

Night Battle Schedule
6:30 p.m. - Fort opens to public for night battle
18th Century Store and Museum Store open
approximately 7:15 p.m. - Cannon firing demonstration
approximately 7:30 p.m. Night Battle

Schedule of Events- Saturday

9 am Fort opens to public
10 am Cannon firing demonstration

12:30 pm- Cannon Demonstration
2 pm Siege of Boonesborough
5:30 pm Fort Closes

Sunday

9 am Fort opens to public

1 pm Cannon Demonstration
2 pm Siege of Boonesborough

for information Fort Boonesborough State Park
859-527-3131 or ftboone@bellsouth.net
www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org

School Day
Sept. 25, 2009
 

On-going Demonstrations may include any/all of the following

Inside the Fort                                 Behind the Fort                       Flint & Steel                                    Hawk Throw
C. Surveying                                    Native Camp 
Transylvania Store                                Longhunter Camp
Flint and Steel
Spinning / Weaving 
Pottery
Flintlock Demonstration
Canoe / Shingles
18th. C. craft & local history
Woodshop
Soap
Lighting (candles) 
Blacksmithing 
Gunshop
Boonesborough Museum

  Scheduled Presentations
(All are behind the fort)

10 - Cannon Firing Demonstration
10:45 - “A Frontier Farmer” - by Spencer Northup (at the half-face long hunter camp)
11:30 - Siege Reenactment
12:30 - Cannon Firing Demonstration

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

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