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  American West - DANIEL BOONE
Daniel was born there on November 2, 1734.
If Daniel Boone was destined to become a man of the wild, an explorer of unmapped spaces, his boyhood was the perfect preparation.
: Colonel Daniel Boone spent the winter of 1769-70, in a cave, on the waters of Shawanee, in Mercer county.
www.americanwest.com /pages/boone.htm   (663 words)

  
  The Adventures of Daniel Boone
The publication of Daniel Boone's "Adventures" in 1784 served to immortalize Boone the frontiersman as an American legend and a true folk hero.
The Adventures of Col. Daniel Boone was subsequently published in The American Magazine in 1787 and again in a book by George Imlay in 1793.
Boone's trailblazing efforts opened a door beyond the Alleghany Mountains, establishing a route used by thousands in the first westward migration.
www.earlyamerica.com /lives/boone   (230 words)

  
  Daniel Boone - MSN Encarta
Boone was a brave scout and trailblazer who explored and surveyed vast regions of wilderness, gathering valuable knowledge for pioneer settlers.
As a youth, Daniel assisted with the chores on the farm.
Boone escaped when the British were defeated and returned to Yadkin Valley, where on August 14, 1756, he married Rebecca Bryan.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574826/Boone_Daniel.html   (755 words)

  
 Daniel Boone (1734-1820)
Daniel Boone born October 22, 1734 was a United States pioneer and Indian fighter and instrumental in the Western Expansion.
Boone was a stirring figure in the defense of the settlement, and his fame as a woodsman and rifleman spread.
Boone was appointed magistrate of his district in 1800, and served until the territory was ceded to the United States in 1803.
www.wintektx.com /freeman/d_boone.htm   (718 words)

  
 Daniel Boone's Move to Kentucky by Theodore Roosevelt
Boone's claim to distinction rests not so much on his wide wanderings in unknown lands, for in this respect he did little more than was done by a hundred other backwoods hunters of his generation, but on the fact that he was able to turn his daring woodcraft to the advantage of his fellows.
Boone and a companion were captured; and when they escaped they found their camp broken up, and the rest of the party scattered and gone home.
Boone has recorded in his own quaint phraseology an incident of his life during this summer, which shows how eagerly such a little band of frontiersmen read a book, and how real its characters became to their minds.
www.nationalcenter.org /BoonebyRoosevelt.html   (1517 words)

  
 Daniel Boone by none Information
Daniel Boone (October 22, 1734 – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer and hunter whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States.
On 24 April, Boone was wounded in an attack on Boonesborough led by Chief Blackfish of the Shawnees.
On June 11, 1800, Boone was appointed "syndic" (a judicial magistrate) and commandant of the Femme Osage region of Missouri.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Daniel_Boone   (4556 words)

  
 Daniel Boone Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Daniel Boone (1734-1820) was a famous American pioneer and frontiersman who blazed the Wilderness Trail and founded Boonesborough Kentucky (also known as Boonesboro).
Boone fought the Indians and British during the American Revolutionary War served in the Virginia Legislature (Virginia encompassed Kentucky at that time) and explored much of the Kentucky and Tennessee regions of the American colonies.
Boone spent the next two years hunting and exploring in Kentucky where he was captured twice by Indians and escaped both times.
www.ebiog.com /biography/1636/daniel-boone/bio.htm   (410 words)

  
 Joe Payne's Daniel Boone Page
Daniel Morgan Boone was born 23 DEC 1769 in Upper Yadkin Valley near Wilkesboro, Ky., and died 13 JUL 1839 in Mouth of Kansas River (Kansas City), Jackson, Missour.
Boone was born 19 DEC 1806 in St. Charles County, Missouri, and died 1822 in Gasconade County, Missouri.
Boone Boone was born 1806, and died 1881.
www.joepayne.org /boone.htm   (6120 words)

  
 Daniel Boone
Boone kept no diary or note book of the stir[r]ing events in which he was participating, no written record of the history he himself was making.
Boone was suffering very much with rheumatism at that time, and could not get about well; so he attended the beaver traps while the others hunted for larger game.
Boone carried a smaller hatchet than usual, on his surveys, and made his lines and corner marks with great accuracy and uniformity of stroke, and the Kanawha surveyors, to this day, claim that they can distinguish the cut of his tomakawk [sic] from that of any other of the old surveyors.
www.wvculture.org /history/settlement/boonedaniel02.html   (6856 words)

  
 Daniel Boone
Boone was born in Pennsylvania, USA on November 2, 1734 to a family of Quakers.
Daniel Boone was rich beyond belief, and he owned over 100,000 acres of land, but lawyers sued him and took his land, because he had not acquired the legal right to the land.
Daniel Boone always wanted to be in areas that were basically unpopulated, so in 1799, he moved west again, into Missouri.
library.thinkquest.org /4034/daniel_boone.html   (465 words)

  
 Daniel Boone | American Pioneer and Trailblazer
In 1800, Boone was appointed magistrate of the Femme Osage District in St. Charles County, Missouri.
Daniel Boone's "Adventures"—Published on Boone's 50th birthday, this narrative describes in Boone's own words his exploits in the Kentucky wilderness from May, 1769 to October of 1782.
Daniel Boone—Myth and Reality in the American Consciousness—This project by the "American Studies Group at University of Virginia" provides a cross-section of Boone portrayals, and attempt to place their points of view in historical context.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/95nov/boone.html   (1025 words)

  
 The Adventures of Daniel Boone
The publication of Daniel Boone's "Adventures" in 1784 served to immortalize Boone the frontiersman as an American legend and a true folk hero.
Published by John Filson on Boone's 50th birthday, the narrative describes in Boone's own words his exploits in the Kentucky wilderness from May, 1769 to October of 1782.
Boone's trailblazing efforts opened a door beyond the Alleghany Mountains, establishing a route used by thousands in the first westward migration.
earlyamerica.com /lives/boone   (230 words)

  
 Daniel Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Daniel Boone was the sixth of eleven children.
Daniel Boone was 5 feet 9 inches tall.
The Daniel Boone National Forest is named after him because he settled the eastern part of Kentucky.
www.jessamine.k12.ky.us /wes/jloughry/Daniel_Boone   (109 words)

  
 Daniel Boone's Missouri Home!
The Historic Daniel Boone Home is a four-story structure built between 1804 and 1810 in the Femme Osage Valley of St. Charles County.
Lindenwood University's Daniel Boone Home and Boonesfield Village has many opportunities for someone willing to volunteer their time once a month, once a week or as often as you are willing to enjoy being part of the family.
Daniel Boone and his family chose to settle here when they arrived from Kentucky and the reason is clear.
www.geocities.com /athens/parthenon/7109   (1367 words)

  
 Daniel Boone — Infoplease.com
The Boones, English Quakers, left Pennsylvania in 1750 and settled (1751 or 1752) in the Yadkin valley of North Carolina.
Daniel served as a wagoner in Braddock's ill-fated expedition (1755) against Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) and almost certainly took part in Gen. John Forbes's successful march on the same place in 1758.
Daniel Boone blazes the way west: this backwoodsman became a symbol of America's pioneering spirit.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0808303.html   (637 words)

  
 History of Western North Carolina - Chapter IV - Daniel Boone
William Coffey married Anna Boone, a sister of Jesse Boone and a neice of Daniel Boone.
Daniel married Rebecca Bryan, daughter of Joseph, in the spring of 1756.
Jonathan Boone sold to John Hardin (Deed Book No.5, p.509, Asbe county) 245 acres on the 15th of September, 1821, for $600- -on the North side of New river and on both sides of Lynches' Mill creek, adjoining Jesse Councill's line, and running to Shearer's Knob This was near the town of Boone.
www.newrivernotes.com /nc/wnc4.htm   (3092 words)

  
 Today in History: June 7
During the Revolutionary War, Kentucky was organized as a Virginia county and Daniel Boone served as captain in the local militia.
If I were not to tell you of the stories handed down to us by our father of Daniel Boone, the most adventurous of our states heroes, you would justly feel that we had not been taught the true folklore of the Kentucky forest and the stories of the huntsman.
It was John Finley, a fur trader of Pennsylvania that led Daniel Boone and his brother-in-law, John Stuart, into Kentucky by way of Cumberland Gap, that famous trail which was afterward known as the Wilderness Road, which was travelled by the pioneers, and made famous in the battle of the Wilderness, during the Civil War.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/jun07.html   (695 words)

  
 Daniel Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Daniel Boone liked to explore and hunt in the forest near his North Carolina home.
Boone and other pioneers cleared the trail, making it a road.
Boone and the other pioneers built a town in Kentucky and called it Boonesborough.
www.eduplace.com /kids/socsci/ca/books/bkb/biographies/bk_template.jsp?name=booned&bk=bkb   (162 words)

  
 Daniel Boone Timeline
Sarah and Squire Boone's sixth child, Daniel, is born in their cabin on October 22 (according to the Old Style, or Julian, calendar; or November 2, per the new Style, or Gregorian calendar).
He receives a grant of 1,000-arpents (850 acres) Daniel and Rebecca build a cabin on land owned by son Daniel Morgan near the present-day town of Matson.
Boone dies on September 26; he is interred next to Rebecca on Tuque Creek in the cemetery near Jemima's farm.
members.cox.net /treese3/boone/timeline.htm   (1229 words)

  
 Daniel Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Daniel Boone was born November 2, 1734 in a log cabin in Reading Pennsylvania.
Boone was already very good with a gun before he received this gift.
Boone organized a group of six men which including his brother-in-law, John Stuart, and his brother Squire.
www.mce.k12tn.net /johnson/history/boone/daniel_boone.htm   (895 words)

  
 Henry Nash Smith: Daniel Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This project will attempt to provide a cross-section of Boone portrayals, and attempt to place their points of view in historical context, based on the idea that a culture's myths and heroes explain who they are, and the true historical personages are less important than the image they become.
Smith's question is based on Daniel Boone the person, but what is more interesting is why the myths of Empire Builder and Philosopher of Primitivism came to be for later Americans.
These two images of Boone were not confined to specific historical periods; they are interspersed in popular writings and literature from 1784 to the present.
xroads.virginia.edu /~HYPER/HNS/Boone/smithhome.html   (270 words)

  
 Daniel Boone Little League
In addition, parents and legal guardians have the right to request that any information currently held by Daniel Boone Little League that has been collected online about their child or children be deleted.
At Daniel Boone Little League, we don't collect personal information about you or your children online (name, address, e-mail, and so on) unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly.
Daniel Boone Little League will not sell, loan, exchange, or make available in any way the names, addresses, or any other contact or demographic information concerning our volunteers, parents or players unless the distribution of such information will directly benefit the volunteers parents or players of Daniel Boone Little League.
www.danielboonell.org /privacy.aspx   (754 words)

  
 Daniel Boone's Grave. Roadside America
Daniel Boone is hardly a folk hero superstar -- in fact, a lot of people get him confused with Davy Crockett -- but he's been popular enough over the years to merit a Hollywood movie, a lunch box, and a postage stamp.
Daniel Boone has suffered similar body-snatching shenanigans but with a twist: He appears to have ended up in two graves.
Daniel Boone is buried in the spot easiest for you to get to on your next trip.
www.roadsideamerica.com /set/HISTboone.html   (529 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Life of Daniel Boone: Books: Lyman Copeland Draper,Ted Franklin Belue   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Daniel Boone was one of America's earliest frontiersmen, a legend in his own lifetime.
Boone emerges as a genuine leader whose word was his bond, an adopted member of the Shawnee, and a good husband and father.
While not romantizing the life of Daniel Boone, the love of the time, the respect for the man, the humility of the editor (Belue) shines forth from this long awaited masterpiece...
www.amazon.com /Daniel-Boone-Lyman-Copeland-Draper/dp/0811709795   (1837 words)

  
 Daniel Boone — FactMonster.com
The Boones, English Quakers, left Pennsylvania in 1750 and settled (1751 or 1752) in the Yadkin valley of North Carolina.
Daniel served as a wagoner in Braddock's ill-fated expedition (1755) against Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) and almost certainly took part in Gen. John Forbes's successful march on the same place in 1758.
A disgruntled element charged Boone with disloyalty, and although he was promptly acquitted and elected major, he left Boonesboro and, after collecting his family, which had returned to North Carolina after his capture, founded (1779) a new settlement, Boone's Station, near what is now Athens, Ky.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0808303.html   (475 words)

  
 Daniel Boone Home
Historic Daniel Boone Home Defiance, MO Group and individual tours of the historic Daniel Boone Home and Boonsfield Village are available from March through Thanksgiving.
The house resembles Daniel's birthplace in Pennsylvania and ancestral residences in Devon, England.
In 1813, when Daniel was 80, he sent his youngest son, Nathan, to New Orleans to register the property to serve as a "living will." New Orleans was the seat of government at the time for the Louisiana territory.
www.slfp.com /BooneHome.htm   (566 words)

  
 LawBuzz - Famous Trials, Daniel Boone - Page 1
Daniel Boone as he handed him the deed to Kentucky land.
But as he worked to settle the land, a little-known incident happened that would haunt Daniel Boone for the rest of his life.
But some of Boone's fellow officers believed he was on the side of the British.
www.lawbuzz.com /famous_trials/daniel_boone/daniel_boone.htm   (241 words)

  
 KentuckyRoads.com - Daniel Boone Parkway/Hal Rogers Parkway
The highway formerly known as the Daniel Boone Parkway connects London and Hazard in southeastern Kentucky.
Patton’s move to rename the parkway generated a great deal of controversy among Kentucky residents and descendants of Daniel Boone who were offended that name of Kentucky’s most famous early pioneer was to be removed and replaced with the name of a sitting congressman.
The highway was known as the Daniel Boone Parkway until last spring when former Gov. Patton renamed it the Hal Rogers Parkway, in honor of the local U.S. representative.
www.kentuckyroads.com /daniel_boone_parkway   (4544 words)

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