The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough

Fort Boonesborough State Park @ 4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475, USA

DateSeptember 27, 2020
Time9 AM - 5 PM
LocationFort Boonesborough State Park @ 4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475, USA

Description

The Siege of Boonesborough took place in September 1778 during the American Revolutionary War. Visitors will hear the history of the time and watch the battle unfold in real-time. During the battle, living historians will portray the Native American Warriors, British Soldiers, and Fort Defenders, and the entire Fort grounds will be populated with encampments and traders of all types.

This is a two-day Saturday and Sunday event. Battle reenactments take place at 2:00pm each day. A night battle occurs only on Saturday at dusk.

Come early and spend the day learning about 18th century life in Kentucky.

All programs are included with regular Fort admission: Adults $8, Seniors (62+) $5, Children (6-12) $5, Children under 6 get in free.