Look Back: Daniel Boone, 1734-1820
Date: 9/18/2009 Album ID: 839984
Photos by Post-Dispatch staff photographers
Frontiersman Daniel Boone moved from the crowds in Kentucky to St. Charles County, Missouri, where he lived for over 20 years before dying on Sept. 26, 1820. An explorer, legislator, militia officer, surveyor and Indian fighter, Boone’s story was a mixture of folklore and robust deeds.