Daniel Boone Facts

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Introduction - Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone was one of the most famous American frontier explorers and is considered one of the most heroic figures in the history of the U.S. What Daniel Boone went through in his quest to settle Kentucky is what garnered him the most fame. Born in Berks County, PA, in 1732, Boone was a trailblazer, outdoorsman and skilled hunter who also gained international attention when his autobiography was included in part of a book entitled "The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke" by John Filson. The facts and information listed below, written in a kid-friendly format, highlight why Daniel Boone was such an important part of U.S. history.

Daniel Boone- Early Years and Interesting Facts

Daniel Boone - Expedition and Settlement of Kentucky

Daniel Boone- Later Years