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



The Cincinnati Museum Center sponsored "Dino Days" on Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10.  The event highlighted the recent renovation and reopening of the museum's Dinosaur Hall display area.  Friends of […]

2019 Cincinnati Museum Center “Dino Days”



The 2018 Salt Festival at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site was held October 19-21 and was another huge success, as record crowds attended the event (over 3,000 visitors the […]

2018 Salt Festival



Friends of Big Bone participated in the "2018 Great Outdoors Weekend" event at Big Bone Lick on September 29th.  The annual event was a huge success, with well over 200 […]

2018 Great Outdoors Weekend


A man passes from this life to the next and in doing so often leaves an empty space, so it is with Donald E. Clare: historian, preservationist, musician, writer, and […]

Farewell to Don Clare


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