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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


A man passes from this life to the next and in doing so often leaves an empty space, so it is with Donald E. Clare: historian, preservationist, musician, writer, and […]

Farewell to Don Clare


FLORENCE – Is Big Bone Lick a local recreational park or hallowed scientific ground? Depends upon whom you ask, actually. But the truth is, it’s really both. “We (Northern Kentuckians) […]

Historical Reverence



July 17, 2015 Big Bone Lick will host an event Saturday celebrating the rich history of the site and the incredible journey of Mary Draper Ingles. The event recognizes the 260th […]

A Historic Escape


Events on July 18 celebrate the 260th anniversary of Mary Draper Ingles’ daring escape UNION – When Lynne Reif wrote a song about Mary Draper Ingles, she didn’t know it […]

Celebrate Big History


Discovery DayJune 19, 2015 Big Bone Lick State Historic Site will host a “Discovery Day” to showcase a wide variety of historic artifacts and exhibits on Saturday, June 27, from […]

Discovery Day