Fireside Chats return to Fort Boonesborough in Feb.

Published 9:38 am Wednesday, January 29, 2020

In collaboration with the Fort Boonesborough Foundation, Fort Boonesborough State Park will host a series of “Fireside Chats” featuring famous characters from Kentucky history.

Beginning Feb. 8, Fort Boonesborough State Park will offer a “Taste of Frontier Fare” from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. followed by the historical program at 6:45 p.m.

Programs include:

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— Feb. 8: Daniel Boone, Kentucky explorer and pioneer, portrayed by Kevin Hardesty.

— Feb. 15: Col. John Holder, early pioneer, portrayed by David Trimble.

— Feb. 22: Daniel Trabue, early Kentucky pioneer who kept a journal of his life, presented by Richard Phelps

— Feb. 29: Maggie Delaney, indentured servant, portrayed by Carol Jarboe.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12.

Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 859-527-3131.

All proceeds for the events will benefit the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.

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