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Daniel Boone Homestead

. Description:  Existing home is built on the foundation and cellar of the home that stood there when Daniel Boone was born there.  Site has house, barn, blacksmith shop and sawmill. Located on 579 acres with 7 18th century structures, picnic areas, walking paths, lake with fishing, sensory trail.  
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How to find: 
400 Daniel Boone Rd
Birdsboro, PA 19508

Parent Organization:
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Phone 610 582-4900
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round 12 - 4:30 9 - 4:30 9 - 4:30 9 - 4:30 9 - 4:30 9 - 4:30
Season  Reduced schedule in Jan and Feb: grounds open, but Homestead and Visitor Center closed weekdays
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of MAR 2008





guided tours call ahead for availability    6-17 $2  $4   $3.50 20+ with advance notification
Special Fees:  Travel/Motor cubs $3.50
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visit home where Daniel Boone was a child, today occupied by a later house built over the spring and cellar of the first Boone cabin.  35 - 45 minute guided tours
Big Events: Daniel Boone Birthday (Dec), Children's Day (May) Suggested Stay:  2 hours
Period 1730-1779 Type of Site Farm
Buildings: Visitor center, Boone house, smokehouse, barn, blacksmith shop, log house, bake house, sawmill
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic 2 areas
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours


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Trails/Hiking hiking/bridle trails    
Athletic Facilities      
Other   Wildlife sanctuary, fishing    
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Freedman Gallery Gallery
Historical Society of Berks County  Museum
Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site,


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