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Characters From History Portrayed At Boonesborough Programs

Kentucky Humanities Council

Characters from Kentucky history will come to life during a series of "Fireside Chats" at Fort Boonesborough State Park next month.

On Feb. 7, Albert Roberts will portray a frontier doctor. Irish indentured servant Maggie Delaney will be played by Carol Jarboe during a Feb. 14 event. Simon Kenton is the featured figure during a Kentucky Chautauqua performance by Mel Hankla on Feb. 21. And a frontier surveyor portrayed by David VanMeter will be the subject of the Feb. 28 show.

A "Taste of Frontier Fare" will take place during each program, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. EST, with the program beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the 18th Century Tavern blockhouse.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are required at (859) 527-3131.

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