- Daniel Boone did not wear a coonskin cap like the legend says instead he wore a felt hat.
- He was the sixth child out of eleven.
- He helped an old Indian who was left to die by finding food for him.
- His indian name was Sheltowee, which means "big turtle."
- Daniel Boone was adopted into a tribe as a son of Chief Blackfish.
- Daniel Boone and his wife had ten children.
- He died at the age of eighty-five, seven years after his wife died.
- His parents were Quakers until their children married non- Quakers and were treated unkindly by the other Quakers.
A helpful site I used to learn about Daniel Boone is here.
A video of the movie Daniel Boone is here .