The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, Defiance

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Must see · Historic Site · Landmark
The Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center features the home of the legendary hero, Daniel Boone. The four story Georgian style mansion was built overlooking the Femme Osage Valley.

Today it looks down to the Boonefield Village which is comprised of over a dozen 19th century buildings that have been moved to the site. These buildings include: the Zephaniah Sappington/John Dressel Home, the Squire Boone Home, the Flanders Callaway Home, the Newton Howell Home, the Stake Home, the Benedict Warmbrodt Home, the school house, carpenter’s shop, grist mill, and the Old Peace Chapel.

The Boone Home and Boonefield Village offer a glimpse into life on the Missouri frontier.

Visitors are welcome to walk the grounds of the park for free. Pricing for guided tours of the Daniel Boone Home:

Adult - $8

Senior (60+) - $6

Child (age 5–12) - $5

Active/Retired Military and Children 4 and under are free

As a courtesy, admission is free for bus drivers with registered tours.

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  • Excellent must see location for anyone interested in history of Daniel Boone! The tour guides are excellent and the site is beautiful. They also rent a chapel and reception hall on property for...  more »
  • We visited here with family with kids & teens on Memorial Day weekend. It is a beautiful place. Staff were friendly & knowledgeable.  more »
  • Went on the guided tour over Labor Day weekend. Tour guide Angel was fantastic at explaining the home and history as well as retelling stories of the Boone family. Several reenactment actors were on site as well throughout the town. Everyone was wonderful and the entire family enjoyed the experience.
  • The tour was great, well worth the price. Gift shop has cool items that are reasonably priced as well. 4 stars because they don't always have the village staffed so you can only look into the windows of those buildings sometimes.

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