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Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site [MO]

Boone, youngest child of the famous Daniel Boone, carried his family's legacy deep into the Missouri Ozarks and the American West. Boone's last home, a simple but comfortable log house, invites exploration into the life of this second-generation frontiersman. Boone's three sons and two of his slaves built the house in 1837. It was the hub of a 720-acre Ozark farm. He, his wife, Olive, and other family members are buried near the house. Another cemetery, just a short distance from Boone's grave, contains the graves of at least 16 men, women, and children kept as slaves on the farm.

The site offers tours and occasional demonstrations and living history events.

 
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