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Daniel Boone (1734)close

The frontiersman Daniel Boone, was born near Reading, Pennsylvania. When he was 16 years old, he and his family moved to North Carolina, but Daniel returned to Pennsylvania in 1755 and fought in the French and Indian war under British General Edward Braddock. By the 1760s, Boone had found his way into the Kentucky region. Literary writers such as Lord Byron and James Fenimore Cooper wrote about Boone's many adventures in this part of the country and soon the legendary frontiersman become known around the world.

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