Benjamin Franklin Big Bone Lick is Boone County's unpolished gem or diamond in the rough when it comes to history and prehistory. It is Kentucky's own segue to our young […]

Big Bone History



FLORENCE – Is Big Bone Lick a local recreational park or hallowed scientific ground? Depends upon whom you ask, actually. But the truth is, it’s really both. “We (Northern Kentuckians) […]

Historical Reverence


A chilly but great weekend for the 29th annual Salt Festival. A full pioneer village, crafts, vendors, live music, salt making, and so much more! A great turnout this year!

Salt Festival 2015


Big Bone Lick has many hiking trails for all levels of outdoors person. Any time of year is a great time to explore Big Bone.

Views of Big Bone



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Something Mammoth video


July 17, 2015 Big Bone Lick will host an event Saturday celebrating the rich history of the site and the incredible journey of Mary Draper Ingles. The event recognizes the 260th […]

A Historic Escape


Events on July 18 celebrate the 260th anniversary of Mary Draper Ingles’ daring escape UNION – When Lynne Reif wrote a song about Mary Draper Ingles, she didn’t know it […]

Celebrate Big History