Kentucky Tourism

Carter Caves SRP: Pioneer Life Week

  • Carter Caves SRP: Pioneer Life Week


Carter Caves State Resort Park
344 Caveland Drive
Olive Hill, KY 41164

JULY 20-26: Pioneer Life Week During a week dedicated to the Revolutionary War, The War of 1812 and the settlement of lands around the Ohio River, re-enactors, musical entertainment and many historical programs bring this rich heritage back to life. The pioneer camp is open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday and 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Historical programs are scheduled daily throughout the week including tomahawk throwing, black powder rifle demonstrations, spinning and weaving demonstrations, 18th century candle making, primitive fire making, atlatl demonstrations, pioneer clothing interpretation and other living history skill demonstrations. County Fair Day is on Saturday, which includes displays of flint knapping, old time machinery, woodcarving, 18th Century Naturalist and Pioneer food. We will also have a pie auction, pioneer games, tomahawk throwing and finish off with a homemade ice cream social.

Paul Tierney
344 Caveland Drive,
Olive Hill, KY 41164
Phone: 606-286-4411
Jul 20 - Jul 26, 2020