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

Daniel Boone

The Western Virginia Pioneer 1788-1799

 
 
Daniel Boone Stone Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
1. Daniel Boone Stone Monument Marker
Inscription.  
1789 Lt. Col. Of Kanawha Militia
An Organizer of Kanawha County
1791 Delegate to Virginia Assembly
His Cabin was Across the River
from Cave in Cliff Above
He hunted Deer and Made Salt
From a Spring at the Water's Edge

 
Erected 1928 by Kanawha Valley Chapter Daughters of American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 38° 19.852′ 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. Near the entrance to Daniel Boone Park across from the state historical marker, "Daniel Boone". 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. H. Bernard Wehrle, Sr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Charleston's Civil War Sites (about 500 feet away); Craik-Patton House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis’ March (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); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (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.)
 
Daniel Boone Stone Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
2. Daniel Boone Stone Monument Marker
Daniel Boone Stone Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
3. Daniel Boone Stone Monument Marker
In Daniel Boone Park next to the Kanawha River.
 
 
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 1,048 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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