Daniel Boone Home

Daniel Boone Home, Defiance, Missouri – American Explorer, Frontiersman and Pioneer

Daniel Boone live from November 2, 1734 to September 26, 1820 living as an American explorer, woodsman, frontiersman, and American pioneer.  Additionally, we was known as a businessman, politician and soldier representing three counties in the Virginia General Assembly after the Revolutionary War.  Boone is known for exploration and settlement of the state of Kentucky.

After the Revolutionary War Boone was a land surveyor and merchant, having gone into deep debt venturing into land speculation in Kentucky. After this failure Boone moved back to Virginia, later moving back to Kentucky, then moving to eastern Missouri.

The Home

The home is a historical tourist site located near Defiance, Missouri. Nathan Boone, Daniel Boones’ son built the home in 1800 after moving to Missouri in 1799.  Daniel Boone and wife, Rebecca lived at the historical site with their son from 1804 to an estimated time period ending in 1820.

In 1073 the home was added to the National Register of Historical Places.  Lindenwood University donated the property to St. Charles County renaming it Historical Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, which is now operated by the County’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Location:

Daniel Boone Home National Historic Site
1868 Hwy F, Defiance, Missouri 63341

References:

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Official Website
  3. Missouri Resources – Internal Link
  4. Sitemap – Internal Link