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Daniel Boone – surveyor


Daniel Boone (11-2-1734   9-26-1820)

1820 painting of Daniel Boone by Chester HardingDaniel Boone – Hunter. Trapper. Militia officer during the Revolutionary War. Captured by Shawnedd warriors and later adopted into their tribe. Elected to the Virgina state assembly. Land speculator. Famous in America and Europe. The US Navy submarine USS Daniel Boone was named for Boone.

The most impressive thing about Daniel Boone’s life is that in Point Pleasant, Virgina, he occasionally worked as a surveyor’s assistant.


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