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  1. Thousands participate in River Blast at Fort Boonesborough State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... Folks would warn us, 'You don't want to be in there. Don't touch that water!'" State officials closed the Fort Boonesborough beach a generation ago because human and animal sewage contaminated the water, spawning dangerous levels of bacteria. On ...

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  2. Festival takes Central Kentuckians to their riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Canoeing enthusiasts took to the Kentucky River near Fort Boonesborough State Park on June 25, 2011.

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  3. New life for Pioneer Museum artifactsRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... pushing for the establishment of the park. On Aug. 19, 1782, Daniel Boone and a band of pioneers from Fort Boonesborough encountered Native American and British troops in the ridges above the salt spring at Blue Licks; the battle that ensued was an ...

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  4. River Blast set for Saturday at Fort BoonesboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | WKYT

    The Kentucky River Water Trail Alliance is throwing a party at Fort Boonesborough State Park to raise awareness of the river's importance as a resource.

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  5. Lawsuit filed over zone change for proposed quarry in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | WKYT

    ... en Company. Earlier this month, the Clark Fiscal Court approved the Allen Company's request for some land near Boonesborough, not far from the Kentucky River, to be rezoned from agricultural to industrial.

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  6. Quarry opponents sue Clark Fiscal Court, planning commission over rezoning voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... the Allen Co.'s rezoning request. Allen Co. plans to reopen a closed underground limestone quarry near Boonesborough. Heavy industry is an incompatible use for an area known for its history and tourism, said Clare Sipple, a plaintiff and former ...

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  7. Clark fiscal court approves ordinance to rezone 165 acres of agricultural landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... opens the door for the Allen Co. to reopen a closed underground limestone quarry beneath the land near Boonesborough. "Binding elements," or language in the ordinance, would keep agricultural uses on the surface, although County Attorney Brian ...

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  8. Turn down quarry in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Clark County Judge-Executive Henry Branham hit the nail on the head. He was describing the fiscal court's discussion last month about rezoning 165 acres near Fort Boonesborough from agriculture to heavy industry.

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  9. Efforts in Clark County to rezone agricultural land faces oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... County Fiscal Court at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark County Courthouse, 34 South Main Street, Winchester. BOONESBOROUGH - A proposal to rezone agricultural land for heavy industry has galvanized opponents, who are expected to pack Wednesday's ... 1 comment

  10. Boone's Trace Trail unveiledRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... more than 120 miles in six counties as Boone traveled from Cumberland Gap to Clark County, where he built Fort Boonesborough. The project's first phase, which opened last week, featured a website and an app for a smartphone for people interested in ...

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  11. Boone's Trace Trail unveiledRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... more than 120 miles in six counties as Boone traveled from Cumberland Gap to Clark County, where he built Fort Boonesborough. The project's first phase, which opened last week, featured a website and an app for a smartphone for people interested in ...

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  12. Modern map of Daniel Boone's path through Ky. unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | WKYT

    ... more than 120 miles in six counties as Boone traveled from Cumberland Gap to Clark County, where he built Fort Boonesborough. The project's first phase, which opened last week, featured a website and an app for a smartphone for people interested in ...

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  13. Daniel Boone descendants dedicate Boone TraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... the society's website boonesociety.org, The Boone Trace is a tourism corridor from The Cumberland Gap to Fort Boonesborough - 120 miles. It follows the pathway that Daniel Boone made in 1775 to bring the first settlers in the wilderness that was to ...

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  14. KY Historical Society marker to commemorate Cherokee influence on stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    ... largest land cession in the history of the frontier up to that time and led to the settlement of Forts Harrod, Boonesborough and Logan's Station. Chief Doublehead, an influential leader in the Cumberland Plateau region, frequently attacked the ...

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  15. Fireside chats return to Fort BoonesboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Fort Boonesborough State Park , near Richmond, will hold a series of Fireside Chats with historic figures from Kentucky on Saturdays in February.

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  16. Clark man will portray Boone at big eventsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Trace, which is a corridor from Cumberland Gap at the borders of Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky to Fort Boonesborough on the Kentucky River near Winchester. Along the way will be stations with information about Boone and his relationship to that ...

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