Sponsored by Jefferson Memorial Forest. Travel back more than 200 years to discover nature and people through Locust Grove. Track native wild animals, experience Native American hunting and survival techniques, and discover what life was like in the 18th century for the first European settlers and Native Americans. This hands-on nature camp will take campers on an adventure back in time! Campers should bring a sack lunch. Ages 7-12. NOTE: There will be a shuttle to take campers to Locust Grove and back from George Rogers Clark Park on Poplar Level Road. Price per child for the camp, $150. Register for the camp by calling Jefferson Memorial Forest’s Welcome Center, (502) 368-5404.
FREE TO THE PUBLIC all day! Join the Clark and Croghan families as they celebrate Independence Day 1816. General George Rogers Clark’s soldiers return to honor him and all who fought – and you can experience life 200 years ago. Hear readings of the Declaration of Independence throughout the day, and remember why we celebrate this day. Food and drink will be offered for sale, or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds. In the Auditorium we'll have a small summer-reading book sale of fiction books only, with all books priced at only $2 for hardbacks and $1 for paperbacks. Independence day sponsored in honor of The Society of the Cincinnati.
The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 PM. Admission is $5, $3 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.