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Welcome to the Fort Boonesborough Foundation Website

New Signs

New Park Signs

Visitors to the park will begin to notice new signs being installed on the grounds. Signs were purchased in part with funds from the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.

“Of all the foundation’s contributions to the park over the years, these signs will have a really longterm and lasting impression on visitors to the park, “ said Foundation Member Elizabeth Chalfant.

The Fort Boonesborough Foundation is proud to be a sponsor of “A Gathering of Descendants”

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Members will be on hand at the event, selling concessions and  greeting visitors.

In addition they will be selling items related to the event - T Shirts and Tote bags with the Gathering of Descendants logo.

Pre orders for these items are now being accepted. Click Here.

The Foundation’s other fundraising items of books, DVD’s and tickets for the annual rifle giveway will also be available at both the event and here on the website.

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All fund raising items sold by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation support Fort Boonesborough State Park. The Foundation is a 501(c) 3 Non-Profit Organization.

New Fundraiser for 2015

18th Century Kentucky Flintlock Rifle, Bag, Strap and Powder Horn
Rifle by Wayne Estes of Paris, KY
Built in the Reading School tradition. .45 cal, swamped octagon to round Douglas/Jenkins barrel, stocked in fine curly maple, featuring Goehring brass mounts, M&G Continental flintlock, & Davis trigger.

Bag by Randy Wolfe of Bethel Forge
Powder Horn by A.B. Conley of Salyersville, KY
Hand woven powder horn strap from Sterling Martin of Hazard Ky.

Drawing to be held November 29, 2015 at Fort Boonesborough State Park during Winter Trade Days

Donation: $5 each or 5 for $20.00
Proceeds to be used for Fort Programming
Do Not Have To Be Present To Win
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

Buy A Ticket for the Giveaway at a Fort Event or from a member of the Foundation or by clicking here!

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New Book Sold by
Fort Boonesborough Foundation

Fort Boonesborough is one of Kentucky's most historic places and, although seldom mentioned in popular accounts, women were present from the very beginning. This work includes women whose presence at the fort can be reasonably documented by historical evidence. The time period was limited to the years between 1774, when the fort was established, and 1784, when the threat of Indian attacks had subsided and the fort's stockade walls were taken down.

Learn More and Purchase Online

Now Available For Sale Online - William Calk’s Journal of a Trip to Boonesborough in 1775. Edited By Harry Enoch with all proceeds supporting the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.

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New Product Added to Online Store

The Fort Boonesborough Foundation is pleased to add a DVD entitled The 1778 Siege of Fort Boonesborough. Telling the story of the great Siege the film was produced by Graphic Enterprises/Pioneer Times in 2008 and shot live at The Fort Boonesborough Siege Re-Enactment. It also includes a section from Fort Manager Bill Farmer about the historic significance of The Siege. A portion of the proceeds to support the Foundations mission.

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About the Foundation

The Fort Boonesborough Foundation is made up of a group of dedicated individuals who volunteer their time to sustain, foster, and promote quality programming at Fort Boonesborough State Park and Boone's Station Historic Site.

We sponsor such events as The Fireside Chats, Women on the Frontier, An 18th Century Christmas and  November school days. We sell concessions at special events at the park and manage parking for Halloween. The Fort Boonesborough Foundation has been in existence for over 10 years and is the oldest of all of the groups who help promote and sponsor Kentucky’s State Parks.

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Fort Boonesborough Foundation, Inc.
4375 Boonesborough Road
Richmond, Kentucky 40475
859-527-3131

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Also visit www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org

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Fort Boonesborough drawing used with permission of the artist, Robert A. Powell