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Baumstown in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel Boone

 
 
Daniel Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Daniel Boone Marker
Inscription.
Greatest American pioneer and wilderness scout. Born Nov. 2, 1734. Spent the first 16 years of his life on the Boone Homestead a few miles north. Now a State historical shrine dedicated to American youth.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.763′ N, 75° 48.11′ W. Marker is in Baumstown, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Baumstown Road (U.S. 422), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birdsboro PA 19508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baumstown World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopewell Village (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 0.3 miles away); The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Daniel Boone Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Legion Post 626 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birdsboro (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birdsboro World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baumstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Daniel Boone. (Submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Daniel Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 19, 2014
2. Daniel Boone Marker

2. The Adventures of Daniel Boone. (Submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Daniel Boone Homestead. (Submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Daniel Boone - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

5. Daniel Boone at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. ExplorationHeroesNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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