of Big Bone has made significant headway in promoting
awareness and education about Big Bone Lick.
With the assistance of a grant from Boone County
Fiscal Court, FOBB is nearing completion of a comprehensive
bibliography and database of every written and recorded
reference pertaining to Big Bone Lick. This resource
will continue to be updated regularly.
at Big Bone Lick
FOBB played a significant role in the Bicentennial
Commemoration of the Eastern Legacy of the Lewis
and Clark Expedition. FOBB also showed the importance
of Big Bone Lick to scientists, philosophers,
and explorers of the day. Because of the dedicated
work of FOBB, Big Bone Lick was designated as
one of only four official Eastern Legacy sites
on the Lewis and Clark trail, east of the Mississippi
and Missouri Rivers.
FOBB partnered with the Ohio River Chapter of
the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
to purchase and install a commemorative Kentucky
Historic Highway marker from the Kentucky Historical
Numerous fundraising activities and programs
have enabled FOBB to develop three traveling “Educational
Packages” for teachers and schools.
These units include lesson plans, written materials,
artifacts, and show-and-tell items for students
to learn about Big Bone Lick and the Lewis and
Clark expedition. Additional educational projects
and plans will be the focus of FOBB for the future,
with fundraising activities to support and sustain