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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Daniel Boone

 
 
Daniel Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
1. Daniel Boone Marker
Inscription.  Across the Great Kanawha River, lived Daniel Boone, the noted frontiersman, from about 1788 to 1795. He represented Kanawha County in the Virginia Assembly, 1791; was Lieut. Col. of Virginia militia during Indian wars.
 
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 19.861′ N, 81° 35.025′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Kanawha Blvd E (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east. In Daniel Boone Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Daniel Boone (a few steps from this marker); Charleston 's Civil War Sites (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Craik-Patton House (about 800 feet away); Lewis’ March
Daniel Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
2. Daniel Boone Marker
Marker is near the entrance to Daniel Boone Park.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); West Virginia Home Guards (approx. 1˝ miles away); Thomas J. Jackson (approx. 1˝ miles away); The New Deal In Your Community (approx. 1˝ miles away); Booker Taliaferro Washington (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  Daniel Boone - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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