Articles


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 plense@friendsofbigbone.org 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 www.nyupress.org “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