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Welcome to Our New Members Robin Ison & Charlie Ison

Friends of Fort Harrods welcomes our newest members, Robin Ison and Charlie Ison. Thank you to Robin and Charlie for their  $250.00 donation to Friends of Fort Harrod. This is the second time the Isons have donated to Friends. They also donated $250.00 to help rescue the James Harrod Amphitheater in 2012! Their continuing support is very much appreciated!

Abraham Lincoln Coming to Harrodsburg's Birthday Party

On March 16, 2015 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, we will celebrate Harrodsburg's 241st Birthday on the East Lawn of the Old Fort Harrod State Park. This year's feature speaker will be Jim Sayre as Abraham Lincoln from the Kentucky Chautauqua series! You don't want to miss this!

Raid at Martin's Station May 2015

Don Shaver on Cover of Muzzle Blasts Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We at Friends of Fort Harrod are so proud of our friend, Donald Shaver, who was featured on the cover of the May issue of Muzzle Blasts Magazine. Salute!

Do you know who these men were?

Here's a riddle for you. Who were these men?

Blackford, Joseph
Blair, James
Brown, James
Brown, John
Campbell, Arthur
Campbell, William
Chapline, Abraham
Clark, John
Cowan, Jared
Cowan, John
Crawford, John
Crow, John
Crow, William
Davis, Azaria
Davis, James
Doran, Patrick
Dugan, Henry
Fields, William
Garrett. William
Glenn, David
Glenn, Thomas
Harlan, Elijah
Harlan, James
Harlan, Silas
Harmon, John V.
Harrod, Levi
Harrod, Thomas
Henton, Evan (John)
Hire, Abraham
Hogan, Henry
Kerr, James
Martin, William
Mortimer, William
Myers, William
Ooley, Peter
Poague, George
Quirk, Thos.
Rees, Azor (Azaria)
Sanders, James
Shelp, John
Smith, John
Sodowsky, James
Stull, Martin
Venable, William
Wiley, James
Williams, David
Wilson, John
Zane, Andrew

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Wayne Estes Rifle Raffle

This sweet prize can be yours for a $5 raffle ticket.

This is the "Wayne Estes Rifle Raffle", sponsored by Friends of Fort Harrod. This raffle is a non-profit, charitable raffle conducted solely to raise funds to benefit Fort Harrod and the Old Fort Harrod State Park. No person involved in this raffle receives any compensation. All proceeds will used to make repairs and improvements and purchase needed equipment at Fort Harrod and the Old Fort Harrod State Park. Our goal is for Fort Harrod to be and remain a viable tourist destination and to preserve the unique history of James Harrod and his Fort that won the West.

Tickets are $5 each. The drawing will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm during the 2018 Old Fort Harrod Settlement and Raid. You can purchase tickets from any member of Friends of Fort Harrod.

Tickets are available at 134 South Main Street in Harrodsburg, former Mercer County National Bank building, from 9-4 daily.

The prize is valued at $1,650.00! The rifle was built by Master Gunmaker Wayne Estes of Paris, Kentucky. It is simply beautiful in all respects! It is iron mounted, styled as an early Lebanon/Lancaster, Pennsylvania (1760-1770) working man's rifle. It features a "B" profile swamped Colerain .50 caliber barrel, M&G Continental Flintlock, Davis Triggers, 1/4 x 32 Chambers touch hole, stocked in fine quarter sawed sugar maple from Harrison Gunstocks of Bradford, Tennessee.

All proceeds go to benefit only Fort Harrod and the Old Fort Harrod State Park!

Don't hesitate, buy your tickets now!

Larry Catlett, President, Friends of Fort Harrod

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