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‘A Gathering of Descendants’ June 13-14 is
a family reunion Fort Boonesborough style

‘A Gathering of Descendants” June 13-14 will bring together descendants of early settlers of Fort Boonesborough at the Fort Boonesborough State Park near Richmond. (Photo provided)   Calling all Boones … and other descendants of Daniel Boone and settlers who lived at Fort Boonesborough in the late 1700s.   Fort Boonesborough State Park will host “A Gathering of Descendants”...

Transportation grants from Kentucky State Parks Foundation support student trips

Students from six Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation.   Elliott County students take a cave tour at Carter Caves State Resort Park. (Photo provided) The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that allow students to learn about the environment, history...

Kenlake State Resort Park to sport new 3D archery course with ‘realistic’ targets

Part of Kenlake’s new archery 3D course (Photo provided)   Visitors to Kenlake State Resort Park will soon have a chance to test their archery skills on a new course.   A ceremony to open Kenlake’s 3D archery course will be held Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. at the former pro shop. The course includes 30 realistic targets at varying distances for all skill levels. The course will be open for...