Heritage Gateways

Official Sesquicentennial K-12 Education Project
sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education, the BYU-Public School Partnership and the Utah Education Network

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Description: 4th Grade Eric's picture to accompany his report on pioneer Daniel Boone.
Image courtesy of: Heritage Gateway Project Images, These images have been gathered to support the Sesquicentennial celebration of the immigration to Utah.

Pioneer: Daniel Boone (Eric - 4th Grade)

Daniel Boone was born on November 2, 1734 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Daniel was a trapper and explorer from 1767-1773. He became known as a great trapper at the age of 12, when he killed his first bear. Daniel Boone was a brave man. He also was a leader to settlers in Missouri.

He went to Pennsylvania to explore and make roads to Kentucky, Virginia and Ohio. He became famous for opening roads to the West. Daniel liked adventure and he prepared the way for other settlers. He loved exploring the unknown. He fought with the Indians, and in the war.