Phase One Unveiling

Open HouseJune 12, 2015

The new Thematic Cases have been installed at the Visitor Center at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site in southern Boone County

The cases, which highlight some of the significant moments and discoveries in the history of Big Bone Lick, were unveiled at the visitor center Thursday.

The display, the first phase of a three-part project, was the brainchild of the Friends of Big Bone and was made possible by a $70,000 grant from the R.C. Durr Foundation.

The unveiling  event, which was open to the public, included Secretary Bob Stewart of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and Elaine Walker, commissioner of the Kentucky Parks Department.

Stewart said there are several “friends” groups throughout the state, but none more committed than Friends of Big Bone.

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