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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


June 15, 2015 Lighted display cases, better presentation of fossils improve Big Bone Lick State Historic Site entrance, with more enhancements to come. A two-year campaign to revitalize the Visitor […]

State park ‘Ups its Game’