Daniel Boone Homestead
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The Daniel Boone Homestead
Squire Boone purchases 250 acres of land and erects a log house & spring cellar
William Maugridge purchases 159 acres of the Boone Property.
Boone family moves to North Carolina
Right-hand section of the stone house is constructed on the foundation of the Boone's log cabin & spring house.
John DeTurk purchases the Boone's land after Maugridge's death in 1766.
Left-hand section of the stone house is added.
Homestead Barn is constructed.
Site is abandoned.
Property is purchased by Rev. Arthur Vossler to preserve the site for its historical significance.
Commonwealth of PA acquires Boone Homestead property.
Site is dedicated as a state historic site.
Wayside Lodge is constructed by the National Youth Administration.
Blacksmith shop, forge and tools are acquired.
Visitor Center is constructed.
Bertolet Log House (built off-site in 1737) is acquired.
Bertolet Sawmill (built off-site in 1810) is relocated to the site.
The Daniel Boone Homestead is owned by the
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Tom Corbett, Governor | James M. Vaughan, Executive Director
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