Daniel Boone's Grave

Signs of History (SM)
Born 1734, died 1820.  Entered Eastern Kentucky, 1767;  explored Bluegrass Region, 1769-71;  guided Transylvania Company, blazed Wilderness Trail, built Fort Boonesborough in 1775; directed defense of the fort, 1778; emigrated to Missouri, 1799;  "reinterred", with wife Rebecca, in Frankfort Cemetery, 1845.

Photograph courtesy of Dave Redden. (03/15/01)

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