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Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

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We have driven by here several times on our way to the lake. We finally stopped and enjoyed our... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
Narsha H
Springfield, Missouri
Small Historic site

Nathan Boone Homestead is about 16 miles off of I-44 out of Springfield, Mo.. It is open only... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
Joplin, Missouri
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Nathan Boone was a genuine Missouri icon – a hunter, soldier, surveyor, and businessman. Boone carried his father’s name – he was the youngest son of Daniel Boone – deep into the Missouri wilderness. His last home, preserved at Nathan Boone...more
7850 N State Highway V, Ash Grove, MO 65604-8159
+1 417-751-3266
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

This small historic site is easily accessible and very interesting. The staff at the visitors building were knowledgeable and helpful. If you tour the site on your own, there is no admission fee. Walk well-kept trails through the prairie to the home and barn. If...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We are visiting the parks and historic sites in Missouri this year and just visited the Nathan Boone homestead this morning. The area is peaceful and serene. We walked several of the short trails and got a good sense of the Boone family from the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Working on the Missouri State Park Centennial Passport so we stopped in to get the stamp. I really didn't know about the role Nathan Boone played in Mo history. What an interesting and informative spot. The staff was super helpful and knowledgeable! This is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

I finally was able to stop in on a whim. I had no idea what I would come across and my expectations were probably pretty low. I was blown away. First off, the grounds are immaculately kept. It makes for a wonderful short hike and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Okieamber
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We have driven by here several times on our way to the lake. We finally stopped and enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Narsha H
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Nathan Boone Homestead is about 16 miles off of I-44 out of Springfield, Mo.. It is open only Friday thru Sun. There is the homestead, a small grave where Nathan and his wife are buried and a slave grave. It was a small easy walking...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Closed when we got there. Apparently only open on weekends and limited hours. I looked this up before we went and was under the impression it would be open. So to help y'all out, I took a picture of sign with days and hours of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Heather M
Reviewed May 26, 2016

We went on a weekend in the spring and had the place to ourselves. The young man gave us a private tour and told us so much about the Boones and the homestead. You will see the house and barn and the Boone family cemetery...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

I visited during a conference field trip and the tour was excellent. Each guide has a different technique and Dakota made the tour enjoyable. His extensive knowledge about the Boone farm, occupants, and place in history will connect you a little-mentioned part of Springfield's role...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed May 29, 2015

Discover this little recognized MO pioneer and son of Daniel Boone. Not much to see, but if you like old cabins and cemeteries, the staff are able to tell the story of Nathan and his family. Well worth the trip if you are a history...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Jeanne S
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