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



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Friends of Big Bone participated with an exhibit in the 2019 GeoFair show in Sharonville, Ohio on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. The rock, fossil, gem, and mineral show provided […]

2019 GeoFair


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