Clipping, Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College

Clipping, Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College

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The first white settler in Jackson County and across the river in Kansas. Skilled as trapper, farmer, surveyor, soldier, civic leader. With Nathan discovered Boone's Lick in 1807. Shipped salt downriver in dugouts made from hollowed sycamores. Laid out the Boone's Lick Road from St. Charels to New Franklin along the Missouri. Supervised the building of bloakhouses to protect settlers during the War of 1812. Built Boone's Fort in the Page Bottoms commanding the third Regiment. Served as a major and later at lt col under General Henry Dodge. In 1826 was appointed agriculturalist for the Kaw Indian Agency at the mouth of the Big Blue River on the Missouri; relocated on the Kaw River at Grasshopper Creek, eight miles west of Lawrence KS the next year. To instruct the Indians in farming. At Grasshopper Creek built a village, blacksmith shop, well. Here his last of 11 children, Napoleon Boone, was born, the first white child born within the present state of Kansas. Commissioner to select the county seat of Henry County in 1834 and to fix the Missouri-Iow boundary line in 1837. Made government surveys. KANSAS CITY TIMES 4/18/1972 clipping from Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College.

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Clipping, Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College

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The gravestones were loaned to the Boone house at Marthasville, and it was with great difficulty that they were regained. They had been cleaned and "repaired" with cement so that "the markers look new and hardly show their authenticity." BOONESVILLE DAILY NEWS 2/21/1973 clipping from Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College.

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Clipping, Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College

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The gravestones were regained only after a personal trip by the college president, Harold Hamilton, to the Boone museum. "While his trip was successful, Hamilton reported the confrontation at Marthasville to have been 'an extremely unpleasant scene.'" METHODIST REPORTER, 11/10/1978 clipping from Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College.

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Clipping, Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College

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8/15/1813 with 17 rangers on a reconoitering expedition was attacked and scattered, driven across the Mississippi

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Clipping, Stephens Museum, Central Methodist College

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James Callaway: tall, slender, dark and ruddy. Owned land and slaves. Married, three children, born 1806, 1807, 1811. Wife heard the news of his death, walked hom without saying a word, fainted as she entered her house. Callaway captained a company that included Howell and Hays men.

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