Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone (HM69N)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.88', W 84° 51.948'

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Daniel Boone - Pioneer
Born, Pa., 1734. Died, Mo., 1820. Married Rebecca Boone, 1756, N.C. First trip to Kentucky, 1767. Set up Ft. Boonesborough, 1775, blazed Wilderness Trail and settled. Frontiersman, surveyor, settler, legislator and sheriff. Defender against Indians and British. His claim to 100,000 acres lost, 1784. Emigrated to Missouri in 1799.

Grave of Daniel Boone
In the cemetery stands a monument to Daniel and Rebecca Boone, erected by a grateful Commonwealth in 1860. Their remains had been brought back from Missouri and reburied September 13, 1845. A tribute to that outstanding frontiersman and his wife, who pioneered in carving out a wilderness empire ~ now Kentucky.
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HM NumberHM69N
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number576
Year Placed1963
Placed ByRotary International District 671, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686882 N 4229936
Decimal Degrees38.19800000, -84.86580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.88', W 84° 51.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 52.80" N, 84° 51' 56.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-198 Old Glenns Creek Rd, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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