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IMG_1647IMG_1648It’s beautiful at the Park! Thank you Commissioner Jacky Hobbs for working on this project! Outstanding!

Buffalo Springs Park Trivia

What is the structure design of the Pavilion supposed to remind you of?

The Train Depot

What are the two metal bars in the concrete and why are they in that particular spot?

That’s the location of the old railroad track.

Why is there a gravesite at the park?

In 2007 a gravesite was disturbed near the park while excavating from Woodlake Rd. towards the water tower. According to a Kentucky Archaeological Survey, the individual was determined to have been a woman of European heritage buried between 1860-1880. She was most likely associated with members of the McMillan or Wright families who previously owned the property. She was reinterred in the park.

What is the concrete and rock structure with the large circles?

A Burgoo party was held by the Distillery on September 12, 1935. The circles held large pots of burgoo.

What’s the Y shape built in the rock wall for?

It was built as a cattle gate.

How big is the park?

2.74 acres

True or False- You can rent the Pavilion facility for $50.

True. The pavilion has plenty of picnic tables and a large grill!

 

Be sure to see the Bulletin Board page. There’s new announcements!

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