Fort Boonesborough State Park will host its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend, Sept. 24-25.... The event commemorates the September 1778 attack on the fort by Native Americans and French Canadians during the Revolutionary War. The settlers in the fort refused to surrender, and the attackers gave up and left. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and spend the day learning about 18th-century life in Kentucky. There will be militia and settlers’ camps, a Native American village, merchants, traders, food and more....
In addition to the reconstructed fort, the park also has a campground, hiking trails, mini-golf, picnic shelters and a gift shop.
Fort Boonesborough is located near Richmond. From Interstate 75, take Exit 95 to KY 627. On Interstate 64, exit at Winchester to KY 627. For more information, call 859-527-3131.
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