Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site Article

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Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
Map showing the location of Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
Map showing the location of Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
Location in Missouri
Map showing the location of Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
Map showing the location of Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site (the US)
Location Greene, Missouri, United States
Coordinates 37°20′48″N 93°34′42″W / 37.34667°N 93.57833°W / 37.34667; -93.57833
NATHAN BOONE HOMESTEAD STATE HISTORIC SITE Latitude and Longitude:

37°20′48″N 93°34′42″W / 37.34667°N 93.57833°W / 37.34667; -93.57833
Area400.2 acres (162.0 ha) [1]
Established1991 [2]
Governing bodyMissouri Department of Natural Resources
Website Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
Nathan Boone House
Location1.75 miles (2.82 km) north of Ash Grove on Highway V, near Ash Grove, Missouri
AreaLess than one acre
Built1837 (1837)
Built byBoone, Nathan; et al.
Architectural styleSaddle-bag pioneer log house
NRHP reference # 69000103
Added to NRHPOctober 1, 1969 [3]

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site, located two miles north of Ash Grove, Missouri, is a state-owned property that preserves the home built in 1837 by Nathan Boone, the youngest child of Daniel Boone. [4] The Nathan Boone House, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969, is a ​1 12-story "classic" saddle-bag pioneer log house, constructed of hand-hewn oak log walls that rest on a stone foundation. [3] [5]:4 Established in 1991, the historic site offers an interpretive trail plus tours of the home and cemetery. [6]

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References

  1. ^ "Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site: Data Sheet" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. November 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "State Park Land Acquisition Summary". Missouri State Parks. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Nathan Boone House". NPGallery. National Park Service. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  5. ^ Martha L. Kusiak (July 1969). "Nathan Boone House" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form. Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 1, 2017. (includes 12 photographs from 1979)
  6. ^ "Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site: General Information". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 16, 2014.

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