Today in History–June 7–the Library of Congress features Daniel Boone, who laid eyes on the woodlands of modern-day Kentucky on this day in 1769. He arrived there after ignoring a British ban on westward migration. Find out more about this famous frontiersman known for his coonskin cap by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access related resources.
“Boone, the Pioneer” The Daily Missourian September 07, 1917 Tavern Edition
Daniel Boone historical newspaper mentions, including advertisements for products/places named for him
Daniel Boone and ginseng audio interview
“The flying indian, or, Daniel Boone” sheet music