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Boone in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Daniel Boone Park

 
 
Daniel Boone Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
1. Daniel Boone Park Marker
Inscription.  This 36˝ acre tract of land was purchased in 1957 by the Town of Boone from James B. and Carrie W. Winkler with the stipulation it be used only for recreation, education, and historical purposes.

~ The Park includes ~
• An amphitheater for “Horn in the West” ~ outdoor drama, and The Powder Horn Theater sponsored by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc.
• The Daniel Boone Native Garden ~ a project of The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
• The Overlook Area and a children's playground.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1957.
 
Location. 36° 12.591′ N, 81° 40.174′ W. Marker is in Boone, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is at the intersection of Horn in the West Drive and Horn Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Horn in the West Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 551 Horn in the West Dr, Boone NC 28607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Preserving the Past for the Future (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Appalachian State University
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Black Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Councill's Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jones House (approx. one mile away); 1940 Flood Ends Boone Train Service (approx. one mile away); The Junaluska Community (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boone.
 
Daniel Boone Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
2. Daniel Boone Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 144 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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