Daniel Boone

Date of birth November 2 1734, near reading, Pennsylvania

why Daniel Boone was important

was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky, which was then part of Virginia.
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what Daniel Boone accomplished

he led an expedition and discovered a trial to the far west though the Cumberland gap. In 1775, he settled an area he called Boonesborough in Kentucky but faced Indian resistance. He is one of the most widely known American frontiersman. he served as the model for James Fenimore coopers Leather Stocking and his adventures inspired incidents in hundreds of works of fiction.