Market hunter, frontier guide, wilderness scout, master woodsman, expert marksman, militia leader, surveyor, land speculator, judge, sheriff, prisoner of war, Spanish syndic, son, husband, father--Daniel Boone led one of the fullest and most eventful lives in American history, including 21 years in NC. In 2019, we observe the 250th anniversary of Daniel Boone's first expedition into Kentucky through the Cumberland Gap in 1769. This portal through the barrier mountains became America's first gateway to the West. Discover your own new world of adventure in the life and times of America's pioneer hero, Daniel Boone.
Co-sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities Council and the Asheboro Friends of the Library.