Daniel Boone and the Founding of Kentucky
Daniel Boone will always occupy a unique place in our history as the archetype of the hunter and wilderness wanderer. He was a true pioneer.
The Way to the West: Kit Carson
Kit Carson, frontiersman and wilderness guide, is best known for his trail-blazing excursions into New Mexico and California.
The Way to the West: Davy Crockett
From backwoodsman and bear hunter, to magistrate, legislator and congressman, and ultimately defender of the Alamo, Davy Crockett remains one of America's indelible heroes.
The Way to the West: Daniel Boone
In 1775, American folk-hero Daniel Boone blazed the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky and founded Boonesborough.
Kit Carson (Painting)
Frontiersman Christopher "Kit" Houston Carson is known for opening up the American West.
David Crockett 1786-1836 (Painting)
Davy Crockett wears his trademark buckskin clothes and holds his trusty flintlock.
Scouting with Daniel Boone (Painting)
Norman Rockwell was 20 years-old when he painted American pioneer & frontiersman Daniel Boone.