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Fort Boonesborough

(#109) from Kentucky Life Program 109 (1995)

A visit to Madison County’s Fort Boonesborough, a re-creation of the first settlement established by Daniel Boone in Kentucky, explores life on the 18th-century frontier. Interviews and demonstrations provide samples of pioneer-era techniques of broom making, weaving, and woodworking.

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