News Release 214

Missouri State Parks hosts storytelling event Sept. 15 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Volume 39-214 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

Hear stories of Nathan Boone and the Boone family in Missouri during a special storytelling program Saturday, Sept. 15 at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the program will begin at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Nathan Boone and his family have long been the subject of American folklore. Even within his own lifetime, Nathan’s father, Daniel Boone, became a star in legends and tall tales told throughout the West. This event will focus on true stories about the Boones, as told by site staff and local storytellers.

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site preserves the last home and grave of Missouri frontiersman Nathan Boone. The historic site is located 1.5 miles north of Ash Grove on State Highway V. For more information about the event, call the historic site at 417-751-3266. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.