The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone

The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone

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by Daniel Boone
     
 
Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which was then beyond the western borders of the settled part of Thirteen

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Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which was then beyond the western borders of the settled part of Thirteen Colonies (This region legally belonged to both the Commonwealth of Virginia and to the American Indian Tribes.) Despite some resistance from American Indian tribes such as the Shawnee, in 1775 Boone blazed his Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountains - from North Carolina and Tennessee into Kentucky. There he founded the village of Boonesborough, Kentucky, one of the first English-speaking settlements west of the Appalachians. Before the end of the 18th century, more than 200,000 European people migrated to Kentucky/Virginia by following the route marked by Boone.

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ISBN-13:
2940011969591
Publisher:
Cherry Lane Ebooks
Publication date:
12/17/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
101 KB

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The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Graceson Brotzman More than 1 year ago
A poorly written book. It seems the author did not but an effort or research to have a decent book. Not recommended, a poor read with not much matreial! Graceson j. Brotzman