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Daniel Boone Festival

Finding Aid 58
Union College Archives

UC 32.3 Daniel Boone Festival

Record Group : 32 (Local Community)
Collection : 3
Location : Archive Box

Processing Information : Finding Aid created by Bruce Miracle on April 2, 2012.

Note : The Daniel Boone Festival was created in 1948 by Union College Professor Karl Bleyl. It has since expanded to a one week celebration for the entire community. A key part of the Festival is the annual signing of the Cane Treaty (also created by Dr. Bleyl) with members of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation. The Daniel Boone Festival is held during the first full week in October.

Contents :
Folder 1:

Handbill – OCT. 19-21 (no year) – “See Cherokee Indians Daniel Boone Festival”

Cherokee Indian Banquet, Oct. 19, 1950 – One page leaflet with menu on back

  • First Annual Daniel Boone Festival May 21, 1948; Presented by the People of Barbourville, Kentucky (pbk booklet) (2 copies)
  • 46th Daniel Boone Festival October 2-9 1993; Just Passing Through (pbk Booklet) (4 copies)
  • 48th Daniel Boone Festival Sep. 30 – Oct. 7, 1995: Back to Simpler Times (pbk Booklet)
  • 56th Daniel Boone Festival October 6-11, 2003: The Westward Movement (pbk Booklet)
  • 57th Daniel Boone Festival October 4-9, 2004: Boone’s Wilderness Trail (pbk Booklet)
  • 62nd Daniel Boone Festival: Commemorating Daniel Boone – 275 Years, October 4-10, 2009.    56 pages. (pbk Booklet) (3 copies)

Folder 2:

  • 65th Daniel Boone Festival: Honoring Boone (pbk Booklet) (2 copies)
  • 66th Daniel Boone Festival October 6-12, 2013; Enduring Tradition (3 copies)
  • 67th Daniel Boone Festival: Boone’s Trace, October 5-11, 2014
  • 68th Daniel Boone Festival October 4-10, 2015, A walk with Boone (3 copies)
  • 69th Daniel Boone Festival October 3-9, 2016, Boone's Journey Home (1copy)
  • 70th Daniel Boone Festival October 1-7, 2017, Boone’s Heritage Lives On (3 copies)
  • 71st Daniel Boone Festival October 7-13, 2018, The Journey (1 copy)
  • 72nd Daniel Boone Festival October 6-12, 2019, Boone’s Wilderness Walk (2 copies)