By Don Clare Fifty years ago this year, citizens of Boone county purchased 16.67 acres of land in Big Bone at the site of the famous Big Bone Lick salt […]

The Birth of Big Bone

By: Don Clare * Both letters and the list are in the Library of Congress, Jefferson Papers. Reprinted from: Rice, Howard C., Jr. Jefferson’s Gift Of Fossils To The Museum […]

Clark Returns to Big Bone

By: Don Clare All across the nation and especially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, people are gearing up for the 200 year anniversary milestone events of the safe return to St. […]

William Clark at Big Bone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patrick Lense Friends of Big Bone – President Phone 859-689-5631 Fax 859-689-0191 250th Anniversary Celebration and Descendants’ Gathering to Honor Mary Draper Ingles’ Unbridled Spirit […]

Mary’s 250th Anniversary

Book Review by Don Clare AMERICAN MONSTER By Paul Semonin © 2000 New York University Press “American Monster” by Paul Semonin is without doubt one of the most fascinating […]

American Monster- review

By: Don Clare (Updated by Sonny Hall) You may ask, “What significance does the Lewis and Clark expedition have here in Kentucky? That expedition explored the uncharted far west.” True, […]

Lewis and Clark and Big Bone Lick