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Road Trip - Fort Boonesborough

It was such a lovely day we couldn't stay at home so we took a spontaneous trip to a local state park between Lexington and Richmond. Boonesborough was founded by legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone when he worked for Richard Henderson of the Transylvania Company. Boone led a group of settlers through the mountains from Fort Watauga (at present day Elizabethton, Tennessee), carving out the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap, and established Fort Boonesborough. Boone lived there from 1775 to 1779. Boonesborough was the first chartered town in Kentucky, and one of the first English speaking communities settled west of the Appalachian Mountains.

There was a hiking trail just perfect for correctly sized puppers.... just one mile. But it lead through a stream, through the valley, and by lots of things which smelled incredible.

We couldn't go into the fort as they are communist and do not allow puppers inside... something about it being a working fort and they didn't want the wool scattered everywhere.

Let's just say, even though we didn't see the fort, we had a great time.

**Taking a picture, a GOOD picture, of the three of them is so difficult... but taking a good picture of the three of them on a rock near a stream is almost impossible.

5 comments:

Amber DaWeenie July 29, 2013 at 8:02 AM  

Oh we miss you guys! What a great day you had. And how did you get a pic of all three of you together...looking the same way!

:)

Frankie Furter and Ernie July 29, 2013 at 9:04 AM  

THAT is a place that our Mom and Dad have been.. butt not US.

Love your pictures but the LAST one is the very BEST one.. A HUG!

harrispen July 29, 2013 at 9:20 AM  

You guys sure had a great time. We love the last picture too. That is so sweet.

Millie & Walter

stellaroselong July 29, 2013 at 2:53 PM  

mom is going to try to talk dad into taking her and all of us on a woodsy walk tonight also, great pictures!
stella rose

Casey July 29, 2013 at 3:40 PM  

It looks like you had a grreat time even if you RUDELY weren't allowed in the actual fort!

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