Boone Station State Historic Site

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Boone Station State Historic Site


Location:Off I-75 at exit 104, south of Lexington.
Facilities:Historic site, markers, picnic tables.
Special Features:After leaving Fort Boonesborough, Daniel Boone established a pioneer station on this site in 1779. However, the Boone family suffered many hardships during the three years they lived here, including the deaths of their son Israel and nephew Thomas at the Battle of Blue Licks. Buried at the site are two of Boone's brothers, Samuel and Edward, and Samuel's wife, Sarah.
Address:240 Gentry Rd
Lexington, KY 40502

Phone:859-263-1073
Web: parks.ky.gov/statehistoricsites/bs
Size: 46 acres.

See other parks in Kentucky.
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Boone Station State Historic Site in Fayette County had been operated as a small state park for about 20 years.
"Since the state is willing to give away the home of Daniel Boone, are all Kentucky's historic sites now on the chopping block?" Phil Gray, a former manager of Boone Station, told the Herald-Leader.
Tenders are invited for demolish and /or remove barn, building #30533001 from boone station historic site.