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Fighting Frontier Females - aka Women On The Frontier

Fort Boonesborough Foundation
Event organized by Fort Boonesborough Foundation

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Learn all about Flintlock Firearms, the different types, the parts and mechanics; learn to cast balls from lead and an about the roles some women played during times of siege and battle. Demonstrations on knife and axe sharping, tomahawk throwing, and other uses of bladed tools and weapons are happening throughout the weekend. Encampments are throughout the fort thus giving you an opportunity to experience frontier life.
This event is free to the general public with paid admission to the fort