Boone's Lick Road Association
The Boone's Lick Road
was Missouri’s first main road to the west. From St. Charles, Bryan and Morrison’s Trading Post sold the precious commodity mined at the salt lick, which gave the Boone’s Lick community its name. Thousands of travelers used the road to reach the Santa Fe Trail as it passed through St. Charles, Warren, Montgomery, Callaway, Boone, and Howard counties.
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May 8
Wagon Stories: Boone's Lick Road video now online
Watch consummate storyteller Dr. Larry Brown as he follows a fictional family's journey on the Boone's Lick Road in the 1820s. This video is a ...
October 30
October Board Meeting
Join us for our quarterly board meeting and stay for lunch and the afternoon Annual Meeting. Public is welcome. For luncheon attendance or more information ...
October 30
2021 Annual Meeting
The Boone’s Lick Road Association is holding its 10th Annual Meeting at the end of the road!  On October 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. ...